Sendmail < 8.11.6 -d category Value Local Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack.

Description :

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, may be
vulnerable to a local buffer overflow allowing local users to gain
root privileges.

Solution :

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.12beta19 or 8.11.6.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 10729 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3163

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0653

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