Sendmail < 8.6.8 Long Debug Local Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2016

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote Sendmail server allows local users to escalate their privileges due to a buffer overflow in the debug (-d) command line option of Sendmail.

Solution

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.6.8 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2016

File Name: 2016.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 11348

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 8

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1309

OSVDB: 7530