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238540: CVE-2006-7176 sendmail allows external mail with from address xxx@localhost.localdomain

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The version of Sendmail 8.13.1-2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 and earlier does not reject the "localhost.localdomain" domain name for e-mail messages that come from external hosts, which might allow remote attackers to spoof messages.

Find out more about CVE-2006-7176 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (sendmail) RHSA-2007:0252 2007-05-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (sendmail) RHSA-2010:0237 2010-03-29
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