Sendmail < 8.12.1 Custom Configuration File Privilege Escalation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2030

Synopsis

The remote host may allow a local attacker to escalate privileges.

Description

The remote sendmail server may be vulnerable to a mail system compromise if a rogue local user supplies a custom configuration file.

Solution

Upgrade to version 8.12.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2030

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 11086

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0713

BID: 3377