Sendmail < 8.10.0 mail.local Newline Handling Remote DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2015
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote Sendmail server does not properly identiy the '.
' string which identifies the end of message text. An attacker may use this flaw to remotely corrupt user mailboxes by sending a message line which is 2047 characters long and end in '.
SolutionInstall sendmail 8.10.0 or higher.