Sendmail < 8.8.3 Local Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2029

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.

Description

The remote Sendmail server may allow a local user to gain root privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.8.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2029

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 11346

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.6

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0130

BID: 716