GLSA-201412-32 : sendmail: Information disclosure
Low Nessus Plugin ID 80209
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-32 (sendmail: Information disclosure)
The sm_close_on_exec function in conf.c has arguments in the wrong order.
A local attacker could get access to unintended high-numbered file descriptors via a specially crafted program.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll sendmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/sendmail-8.14.9'