• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
In Sendmail, attackers can gain root privileges via SMTP by specifying an improper "mail from" address and an invalid "rcpt to" address that would cause the mail to bounce to a program.
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  • CERT:CA-95.08
  • CIAC:E-03
  • XF:smtp-sendmail-version5
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