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SUSE: CVE-2014-3956: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/19/2021

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)

  • suse-upgrade-sendmail
  • suse-upgrade-sendmail-devel

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