Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2006:104)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 21719
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Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A vulnerability in the way Sendmail handles multi-part MIME messages was discovered that could allow a remote attacker to create a carefully crafted message that could crash the sendmail process during delivery.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21719

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-104.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 6/16/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-cf, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-doc, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1173

CERT: 146718

MDKSA: 2006:104