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In older versions of Sendmail, an attacker could use a pipe character to execute root commands.
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  • XF:smtp-pipe
Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (19990714)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Frech, Northcutt
MODIFY(1) Prosser
NOOP(2) Baker, Christey
RECAST(1) Shostack
Comments (Legacy)
 Shostack> there was a 'To: |' and a 'From: |' attack, which I
   think are seperate.
 Prosser> older vulnerability, but one additional reference is-
   The Ultimate Sendmail Hole List by Markus Hübner @
   '|PROGRAM '
 Christey> Description needs to be more specific to distinguish between
   this and CVE-1999-0203, as alluded to by Adam Shostack

Proposed (Legacy)
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