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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Sendmail Vendors:   Sendmail Consortium
Sendmail 'close-on-exec' File Descriptor Error Has Unspecified Impact
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031354
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 11 2014
Impact:   Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 8.15.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sendmail. The impact was not specified.

The application does not properly set the close-on-exec flag for file descriptors before executing mailers.

Impact:   A local user can have unspecified impact on the system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.15.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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