Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2001:075)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 13890
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn input validation error exists in sendmail that may allow local users to write arbitrary data to process memory. This could possibly allow the execute of code or commands with elevated privileges and may also allow a local attacker to gain access to the root account.
SolutionUpdate the affected sendmail, sendmail-cf and / or sendmail-doc packages.