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The remote server is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack.
The remote sendmail server, according to its version number, may be
vulnerable to a local privilege escalation attack when using forward
*** Sun did not increase the version number of their sendmail
*** when patching Solaris 7 and 8, so this might be a false
*** positive on these platforms.
An attacker may set up a special .forward file in his home and send a
mail to himself, which will trick sendmail and will allow him to
execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.
Upgrade to the latest version of sendmail
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false