New Sendmail Patch Released

Sendmail was recently found to possess a vulnerability that could provide an unauthorized person access to root privileges. The vulnerability is triggered from the contents of a malicious email message. Sendmail has produced patches for versions 8.9, 8.10, 8.11, and 8.12. However, the vulnerability also exists in earlier versions of the code; therefore, site administrators using an earlier version are encouraged to upgrade to 8.12.8. Please refer to the CERT for further information about the availability of specific patches (