Sendmail < 8.9.3 Header Prescan Function Message Header DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, allows
remote attackers cause a denial of service by sending messages with a
large number of headers.

Solution :

Install sendmail 8.9.3 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 11352 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8674

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0393