[CentOS] Update of CentOS 4.0 to 4.3 be serious

Wed Apr 12 19:38:42 UTC 2006
Mike Stankovic <mlists2006 at yahoo.com>

--- Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 12:29, Mike Stankovic wrote:
> > The recent sendmail security
> > update allows a remote root exploit !!
> *If* sendmail is running as root and you can time
> your
> exploit to hit while it is executing a setjmp()
> instruction
> which sounds kind of theoretical to me.  But your
> point
> about staying current with updates is absolutely
> correct.

>From February 15th 2005 through February 14th 2006 the
list at
outlines them in greater detail. (Note there have been
other risks since February 15th 2006)  

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