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Sendmail Prescan Buffer Overflow

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Sendmail Prescan Buffer Overflow

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/06/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/16/2012

Description

A buffer overflow has been reported in the prescan() function of Sendmail versions 8.12.9 and earlier. The overflow can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the system. Please note that this is a new and separate vulnerability than CAN-2003-0161, which also affected the prescan() function.

Solution(s)

  • sendmail-upgrade-8_12_10

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