Scientific Linux Security Update : sendmail on SL4.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60169

Synopsis

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

Description

The configuration of Sendmail was found to not reject the 'localhost.localdomain' domain name for e-mail messages that came from external hosts. This could have allowed remote attackers to disguise spoofed messages (CVE-2006-7176).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3360bb5a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60169

File Name: sl_20070501_sendmail_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7176