Berkeley Sendmail 8.7/8.8/8.8.1/8.8.2 Daemon Mode privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Berkeley Sendmail 8.7/8.8/8.8.1/8.8.2 (Mail Server Software) and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component Daemon Mode. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 11/16/1996 by Leshka Zakharoff as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-0130. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11346 (Sendmail < 8.8.3 Daemon Mode Local Privilege Escalation), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SMTP problems.

Upgrading to version 8.8.3 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 1 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (1837), Vulnerability Center (SBV-730) and Tenable (11346).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0

VulDB Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Temp Score: 8.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 11346
Nessus Name: Sendmail < 8.8.3 Daemon Mode Local Privilege Escalation
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OpenVAS ID: 11346
OpenVAS Name: Sendmail 8.7.*/8.8.* local overflow
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Sendmail 8.8.3

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Advisory: securityfocus.com
Researcher: Leshka Zakharoff
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0130 (🔍)
X-Force: 1837
Vulnerability Center: 730 - Berkeley Sendmail in Daemon Mode Allows Local Privilege Elevation, Medium
SecurityFocus: 716 - Berkeley Sendmail Daemon Mode Vulnerability

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Created: 06/17/2014 05:39 PM
Updated: 06/23/2021 02:30 AM
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