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Sendmail ETRN command DOS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version number

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number,
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by
sending a series of ETRN commands then disconnecting from
the server, while Sendmail continues to process the commands
after the connection has been terminated.

Solution : Install sendmail version 8.10.1 and higher, or
install a vendor supplied patch.

Threat Level: Medium

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