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Sendmail Signal Error Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Sendmail Signal Error Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/22/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/15/2006
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Certain versions of Sendmail mishandle signals resulting from client-supplied data. A remote attacker can take advantage of this weakness to corrupt the signal handler and execute arbitrary code under the privileges of the sendmail daemon.

Solution(s)

  • sendmail-upgrade-8_13_6

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