Fedora Project Information for VU#834865
Sendmail signal I/O race condition
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 08 Mar 2006
- Statement Date: 21 Mar 2006
- Date Updated: 21 Mar 2006
The Fedora Project distributes Sendmail packages in Fedora Core 4 and 5. By default on Fedora Core systems, Sendmail is configured to only accept connections locally. Only users who had configured Sendmail to listen to remote hosts and opened their firewall would have been potentially vulnerable to this issue. Additionally in Fedora Core 5, the Sendmail daemon has protection of a SELinux targeted policy by default.
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