Sendmail < 8.11.2 -bt Option Local Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote mail server is reportedly affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, may be
vulnerable to a '-bt' overflow attack that allows a local user to
execute arbitrary commands as root.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0109.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0003.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Sendmail version 8.11.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 10809 ()

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