Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : sendmail (SSA:2006-166-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21699


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New sendmail packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a possible denial-of-service issue. Sendmail's complete advisory may be found here: Sendmail has also provided an FAQ about this issue: The CVE entry for this issue may be found here:


Update the affected sendmail and / or sendmail-cf packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21699

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2006-166-01.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 2006/06/16

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:sendmail, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:sendmail-cf, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1173

SSA: 2006-166-01