CVE-2002-1278

high

Description

The mailconf module in Linuxconf 1.24, and other versions before 1.28, on Conectiva Linux 6.0 through 8, and possibly other distributions, generates the Sendmail configuration file (sendmail.cf) in a way that configures Sendmail to run as an open mail relay, which allows remote attackers to send Spam email.

References

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000544

http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10554.php

http://www.osvdb.org/6066

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6118

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2002-11-12

Updated: 2008-09-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH