Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> SMTP problems >> Sendmail mailing to programs


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Sendmail mailing to programs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote mail server can be used to gain a shell

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


The remote SMTP server did not complain when issued the
command :
MAIL FROM: root@this_host
RCPT TO: |testing

This probably means that it is possible to send mail directly
to programs, which is a serious threat, since this permits
anyone to execute arbitrary commands on this host.

*** This security hole might be a false positive, since
*** some MTAs will not complain to this test, but instead
*** just drop the message silently.

Solution : upgrade your MTA or change it.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

Cables, Connectors

Samsung PM871 SSD M.2 512GB SATA 6.0Gb/s MLC 2280 Hard Drive PN: MZNLN512HCJH
$118.0
Samsung PM871 SSD M.2 512GB SATA 6.0Gb/s MLC 2280 Hard Drive PN: MZNLN512HCJH picture2.5 inch SATA3 6Gb/s HD SSD 128 GB Solid State Disk Flash Drive Hard Drive TZ
$40.08
2.5 inch SATA3 6Gb/s HD SSD 128 GB Solid State Disk Flash Drive Hard Drive TZ pictureSuper Talent DuraDrive ZT4 128GB 1.8 inch IDE Solid State Drive FEU128MD1X
$69.55
Super Talent DuraDrive ZT4 128GB 1.8 inch IDE Solid State Drive FEU128MD1X pictureSamsung 512GB 2.5" 655-1712A MZ-5PC5120 SATA SSD Solid State Drive for Mac Pro
$139.99
Samsung 512GB 2.5


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.