Sendmail < 8.13.6 Signal Handler Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3487

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote Sendmail server is running a version less than 8.13.6. There is a flaw in versions of Sendmail less than 8.13.6. At this time, the details are unknown, although it is believed that an attacker can overwrite stack memory with a successful attack.

Solution

Upgrade to version 8.13.6 or higher.

See Also

http://www.sendmail.org/8.13.6.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3487

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2006/03/24

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 3484

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0058

BID: 17207, 17192