Sendmail HELO Command Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2032

Synopsis

The remote mail server may inadvertently allow anonymous emails.

Description

The remote Sendmail server accepts too long arguments to the HELO command, which may allow attackers to send email anonymously.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221101925991&w=2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2032

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 2046

Nessus ID: 10260

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1504, CVE-1999-0098, CVE-1999-1015

BID: 61, 62