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Sendmail IDENT Remote Command Execution

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Sendmail IDENT Remote Command Execution

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/01/1997
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/16/2012

Description

Sendmail 8.6.9 allows remote attackers to execute root commands, using ident.

Solution(s)

  • sendmail-upgrade-8_6_10

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