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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-3956: sendmail: Information disclosure

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-3956: sendmail: Information disclosure

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The sm_close_on_exec function in conf.c in sendmail before 8.14.9 has arguments in the wrong order, and consequently skips setting expected FD_CLOEXEC flags, which allows local users to access unintended high-numbered file descriptors via a custom mail-delivery program.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-mta-sendmail

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