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[ MDVSA-2014:147 ] sendmail Jul 31 2014 12:31PM
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2014:147
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : sendmail
Date : July 31, 2014
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated sendmail packages fix security vulnerability:

Sendmail before 8.14.9 does not properly closing file descriptors
before executing programs. This bug could enable local users to
interfere with an open SMTP connection if they can execute their own
program for mail delivery (e.g., via procmail or the prog mailer)
(CVE-2014-3956).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3956
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0270.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
9f87330fbfb62d7ae3b22b0cada29c52 mbs1/x86_64/sendmail-8.14.6-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
7c54405a5aad8b5d269f826dcedf3815 mbs1/x86_64/sendmail-cf-8.14.6-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
82b6adad99a9e24e8d1ce9be4169c02c mbs1/x86_64/sendmail-devel-8.14.6-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
7351c18b5763064dd79d4e750e1b0a83 mbs1/x86_64/sendmail-doc-8.14.6-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
ae7f0df3cc9fac2f0586184bf5eaf382 mbs1/SRPMS/sendmail-8.14.6-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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