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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.11348
Category:SMTP problems
Title:Sendmail long debug local overflow
Summary: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.
Description:Summary:
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.

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-1309
Bugtraq: 19940314 sendmail -d problem (OLD yet still here) (Google Search)
http://www.dataguard.no/bugtraq/1994_1/0040.html
Bugtraq: 19940315 Security problem in sendmail versions 8.x.x (Google Search)
http://www.dataguard.no/bugtraq/1994_1/0048.html
Bugtraq: 19940315 anyone know details? (Google Search)
http://www.dataguard.no/bugtraq/1994_1/0042.html
Bugtraq: 19940315 so... (Google Search)
http://www.dataguard.no/bugtraq/1994_1/0043.html
Bugtraq: 19940327 sendmail exploit script - resend (Google Search)
http://www.dataguard.no/bugtraq/1994_1/0078.html
Cert/CC Advisory: CA-1994-12
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-94.12.sendmail.vulnerabilities
XForce ISS Database: sendmail-debug-gain-root(7155)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7155
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2003 Xue Yong Zhi

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