An error in the hostname matching in sendmail might enable remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.
|Package||mail-mta/sendmail on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 8.14.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 8.14.4|
sendmail is a widely-used Mail Transport Agent (MTA).
A vulnerability has been discovered in sendmail. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker might employ a specially crafted certificate to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL connections made using sendmail.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All sendmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-mta/sendmail-8.14.4"
June 25, 2012
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