Sendmail < 8.8.3 Daemon Mode Local Privilege Escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 11346
SynopsisThe remote host has an application that is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote sendmail server, according to its version number, allows local user to start it in daemon mode and gain root privileges.
SolutionInstall sendmail newer than 8.8.3 or install a vendor-supplied patch.