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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Debian GNU/Linux Sendmail Default SASL Password

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks SMTP authentication

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a Sendmail server with a default SASL
password of 'sendmail' / 'sendmailpwd'.

A spammer may use this account to use the remote server as a spam relay
for the internet.


See also : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-554
Solution : Disable this account as soon as possible
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11262

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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