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Sendmail < 8.12.5 DNS Map TXT Query Overflow

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote Sendmail server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the portion of its code that handles DNS replies. The owner of a malicious DNS server could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.12.5 or higher.