Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2014-3956First vendor Publication2014-06-04
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2017-12-28

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score1.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score3.4AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3956

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26065
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26065
Title: SUSE-SU-2014:0872-1 -- Security update for sendmail
Description: sendmail has been updated to fix the following security issue.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): SUSE-SU-2014:0872-1
CVE-2014-3956
Version: 3
Platform(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Product(s): sendmail
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Application77
Os1
Os686

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ02915.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ02917.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ02918.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ02919.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ02920.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ03121.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-10Name : The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
File : aix_IJ03273.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-30Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-128.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-19Name : The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
File : solaris11_sendmail_20141120.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-12-23Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201412-32.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-01Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-147.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-05Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_rmail-140604.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-20Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-7095.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-18Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2014-425.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-7093.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-06Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2014-156-04.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-03Name : The remote mail server is affected by an SMTP connection manipulation vulnera...
File : sendmail_8_14_9.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67791
CONFIRM ftp://ftp.sendmail.org/pub/sendmail/RELEASE_NOTES
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0270.html
http://www.sendmail.com/sm/open_source/download/8.14.9/
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_n...
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-June/134349.html
FREEBSD http://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-14%3A11.sendmail.asc
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-32.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:147
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:128
MISC http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/126975/Slackware-Security-Advisory-sendm...
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030331
SLACKWARE http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2014&...
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-06/msg00032.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-06/msg00033.html

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