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CVE-2014-3956 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/04/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sendmail.org/pub/sendmail/RELEASE_NOTES Vendor Advisory
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0270.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-June/134349.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-06/msg00032.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-06/msg00033.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/126975/Slackware-Security-Advisory-sendmail-Updates.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-32.xml
http://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-14%3A11.sendmail.asc
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:147
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:128
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67791 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030331 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.sendmail.com/sm/open_source/download/8.14.9/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2014&m=slackware-security.728644
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05216368 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd::-
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Up to (including)
9.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:hp:hpux
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Up to (including)
b.11.31

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.6.7
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.7.6
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.7.7
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.7.8
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.7.9
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.7.10
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.8.8
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.0
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.1
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.2
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.3
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.0
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.1
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.2
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.0
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.1
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.2
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.3
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.4
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.5
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.6
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.7
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.0
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.1
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.2
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.3
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.4
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.5
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.6
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.7
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.8
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.9
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.10
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.11
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.0
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.1
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.2
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.3
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.4
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.5
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.6
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.7
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.13.8
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.0
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.1
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.2
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.3
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.4
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.5
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.6
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail:8.14.7
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 cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail
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Up to (including)
8.14.8


Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3956
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2014
NVD Last Modified:
12/28/2017