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The remote host has an application that is affected by a buffer
The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, may be
affected by a remote buffer overflow allowing remote users to gain
Sendmail versions from 5.79 to 8.12.7 are affected.
*** Nessus reports this vulnerability using only
*** the banner of the remote SMTP server. Therefore,
*** this might be a false positive.
Upgrade to Sendmail ver 8.12.8 or later. If you cannot upgrade, apply
patches for 8.10-12 here :
NOTE: manual patches do not change the version numbers.
Vendors who have released patched versions of sendmail
may still falsely show vulnerability.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 11316 ()
Bugtraq ID: 6991
CVE ID: CVE-2002-1337
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