Sendmail < 8.13.6 Signal Handler Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3487


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


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.


Upgrade to version 8.13.6 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3487

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2006/03/24

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3484

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sendmail:sendmail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0058

BID: 17207, 17192