Sendmail < 8.12.5 DNS Map TXT Query Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2025

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote Sendmail server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the portion of its code that handles DNS replies. The owner of a malicious DNS server could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.12.5 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2025

File Name: 2025.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 11232

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0906

BID: 5122