Debian GNU/Linux Sendmail Default SASL Password

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server has an account with a default password.

Description :

The remote host is running a Sendmail server with a default SASL
password of 'sendmail' / 'sendmailpwd'. A spammer may use this account
to use the remote server as a spam relay for the internet.

See also :

http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-554

Solution :

Disable this account or secure it with a strong password.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 14832 (debian_sasl_default_pwd.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11262

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0833