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Family: SMTP problems --> Category: infos

Sendmail Local Starvation and Overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version number

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number,
has buffer overflow and denial of service problem through
GECOS field, it gives root access to local users.

Solution : Install sendmail newer than 8.8.3 or install a vendor
supplied patch.

Threat Level: High (Local) / None (remote with no account)

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