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The remote server is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack.
The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, may be
vulnerable to a 'Mail System Compromise' when a user supplies a custom
Although the mail server is suppose to run as a non-privileged user, a
programming error allows the local attacker to regain the extra
dropped privileges and run commands as root.
Upgrade to the latest version of Sendmail.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 11086 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3377
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0713
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