openSUSE Security Update : sendmail (openSUSE-SU-2014:0804-1)

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VPR Score: 1.4


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


sendmail was updated to properly close file descriptors before executing programs.

These security issues were fixed :

- Not properly closing file descriptors before executing programs (CVE-2014-3956).


Update the affected sendmail packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 76104

File Name: openSUSE-2014-425.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/18/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rmail, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rmail-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendmail, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendmail-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendmail-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendmail-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uucp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uucp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uucp-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3956