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