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.
Published 2014-06-04 11:19:14
Updated 2017-12-29 02:29:23
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Threat overview for CVE-2014-3956

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-3956
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2014-3956 7,553
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-3956

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-3956

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.4
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-3956

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