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Family: SMTP problems --> Category: infos

Sendmail mail.local DOS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version number

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

mail.local in the remote sendmail server, according to its
version number, does not properly identify the .\n string
which identifies the end of message text, which allows a
remote attacker to cause a denial of service or corrupt
mailboxes via a message line that is 2047 characters
long and ends in .\n.

Solution : Install sendmail version 8.10.0 and higher, or install
a vendor supplied patch.

Threat Level: High

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