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Sendmail DNS TXT Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Sendmail DNS TXT Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/04/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

There exists a buffer overflow condition in Sendmail's DNS TXT handling logic (prior to v8.12.5). An attacker can set up a DNS nameserver to trigger the overflow and execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

  • sendmail-upgrade-8_12_5

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