Sendmail Custom DNS Map TXT Query Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code may be run on this host.

Description :

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, may be
vulnerable to a buffer overflow in its DNS handling code.

The owner of a malicious name server could use this flaw to cause a
denial of service and possibly to execute arbitrary code on this
host.

Solution :

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.12.5.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 11232 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5122

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0906