Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDVSA-2014:147)

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VPR Score: 1.4

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated sendmail packages fix security vulnerability :

Sendmail before 8.14.9 does not properly closing file descriptors before executing programs. This bug could enable local users to interfere with an open SMTP connection if they can execute their own program for mail delivery (e.g., via procmail or the prog mailer) (CVE-2014-3956).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0270.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 76954

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-147.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 8/1/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

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:mandriva:linux:sendmail, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-cf, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-doc, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3956

BID: 67791

MDVSA: 2014:147