Fedora 20 : sendmail-8.14.8-2.fc20 (2014-7093)

low Nessus Plugin ID 74503
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VPR Score: 1.4

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is an update that fixes bug which can lead to sendmail leaking file descriptors to processes it spawns.

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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1102174

http://www.nessus.org/u?00d576ac

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 74503

File Name: fedora_2014-7093.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sendmail, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3956

BID: 67791

FEDORA: 2014-7093