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Sendmail long debug local 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,
allows local users to gain root access via a large value in
the debug (-d) command line option

Solution : Install sendmail newer than versions 8.6.8 or install
a vendor supplied patch.

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

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