Sendmail < 8.12.1 RestrictQueueRun Option Local DoS

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2011

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote sendmail server may be vulnerable to a queue destruction if a local user runs the command 'sendmail -q -h1000'. A local attacker may use this flaw to force this host to delete e-mails.

Solution

Upgrade to version 8.12.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2011

File Name: 2011.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 11087

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0714

BID: 3378