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

Solution :

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.12.5.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 11232 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5122

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0906