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The remote mail server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote host is running a version of the Sendmail mail server
earlier than 8.13.2. Such versions are reportedly affected by a remote
buffer overflow vulnerability. An attacker could leverage this flaw to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the affected
See also :
Upgrade to Sendmail 8.13.2 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 38877 ()
Bugtraq ID: 34944
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1490
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