FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- sendmail improper close-on-exec flag handling (6d9eadaf-6007-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 92901
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionThere is a programming error in sendmail(8) that prevented open file descriptors have close-on-exec properly set. Consequently a subprocess will be able to access all open files that the parent process have open. Impact : A local user who can execute their own program for mail delivery will be able to interfere with an open SMTP connection.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.