Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2006:058)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21132
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA race condition was reported in sendmail in how it handles asynchronous signals. This could allow a remote attacker to be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running sendmail.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem via a patch provided by the Sendmail Consortium via CERT.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.