Fedora 11 : sendmail-8.14.4-3.fc11 (2010-5399)

high Nessus Plugin ID 47387

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This new version of sendmail fixes security bug - handling of bogus certificates with NULLs in CNs. Also many other bugs have been fixed, for complete list please see: http://www.sendmail.org/releases/8.14.4

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 sendmail package.

See Also

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/open-source-email-solution

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=552622

http://www.nessus.org/u?25cf774c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47387

File Name: fedora_2010-5399.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/1/2010

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4565

FEDORA: 2010-5399

IAVA: 2010-A-0002

CWE: 310