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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Sendmail debug mode leak

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version number for 'debug mode leak'

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

According to the version number of the remote mail server,
a local user may be able to obtain the complete mail configuration
and other interesting information about the mail queue even if
he is not permited to access those information directly, by running
sendmail -q -d0-nnnn.xxx
where nnnn & xxx are debugging levels.

If users are not permited to process the queue (which is the default)
then you are not vulnerable.

Solution : upgrade to the latest version of Sendmail or

do not permit users to process the queue (RestrictQRun option)
Network Security Threat Level: Low
Note : This vulnerability is _local_ only

Networks Security ID: 3898

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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