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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.11351
Category:SMTP problems
Title:Sendmail mail.local DOS
Summary: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'.
Description:Summary:
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.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 1146
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2000-0319
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1146
Bugtraq: 20000424 unsafe fgets() in sendmail's mail.local (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=2694.000424@SECURITY.NNOV.RU
XForce ISS Database: sendmail-maillocal-dos
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2003 Xue Yong Zhi

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