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Family: SMTP problems --> Category: infos

Sendmail queue manipulation & destruction Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version number for 'queue destruction'

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number,
might be vulnerable to a queue destruction when a local user
sendmail -q -h1000

If you system does not allow users to process the queue (which
is the default), you are not vulnerable.

Solution : upgrade to the latest version of Sendmail or
do not allow users to process the queue (RestrictQRun option)
Threat Level: Low
Note : This vulnerability is _local_ only

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