Sendmail < 8.7.6 Multiple Local Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2012 Xue Yong Zhi

Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number,
has a buffer overflow and denial of service problem. Using
a flaw in the GECOS field handling, it may allow a local
user to gain root access.

Solution :

Install Sendmail 8.7.6, 8.8.x or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 11347 ()

Bugtraq ID: 717

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0131

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