CVE-ID

CVE-1999-0203

• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
Description
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.
References
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  • CERT:CA-95.08
  • CIAC:E-03
  • XF:smtp-sendmail-version5
Date Record Created
20000425 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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