Fedora Core 4 : sendmail-8.13.6-0.FC4.1 (2006-194)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21191

Synopsis

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f1f2df1e

http://www.nessus.org/u?c2720e69

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21191

File Name: fedora_2006-194.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/04/08

Updated: 2018/07/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: CVSS2#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:4

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0058

FEDORA: 2006-194