Fedora Core 5 : sendmail-8.13.6-0.FC5.1 (2006-193)

high Nessus Plugin ID 21190
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The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


Fixes CVE-2006-0058 :

A flaw in the handling of asynchronous signals. A remote attacker may be able to exploit a race condition to execute arbitrary code as root.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21190

File Name: fedora_2006-193.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/8/2006

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail-cf, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail-doc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/5/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0058

FEDORA: 2006-193