Sendmail < 8.12.9 NOCHAR Value Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2031

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote Sendmail server may be vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow that can be exploited by an attacker to gain a root shell on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.12.9 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2031

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 11499

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 8

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0161

BID: 7230