openSUSE 10 Security Update : sendmail (sendmail-2027)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27446


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Without this update sendmail may crash when finishing a mail due to referencing an already freed variable (CVE-2006-4434).


Update the affected sendmail package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27446

File Name: suse_sendmail-2027.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendmail, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/08/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4434