CVE-2014-3956 sendmail

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low
1.9
sendmail
CVE-2014-3956
2017-06-18 07:03
CVE-2014-3956
2017-06-16 19:11
2017-04-01 19:11
2017-01-05 20:16

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.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
buster sendmail 8.14.4-6
jessie sendmail 8.14.4-6
sid sendmail 8.14.4-6
stretch sendmail 8.14.4-6
wheezy sendmail 8.14.4-4+deb7u1