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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Sendmail -bt option

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version number

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote sendmail server, according to its version number,
may be vulnerable to the -bt overflow attack which
permits any local user to execute arbitrary commands as root.

Solution : upgrade to the latest version of Sendmail
Network Security Threat Level: High
Note : This vulnerability is _local_ only

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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