Sun SunOS 4.1.3_u1/4.1.4 Sendmail Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Sun SunOS 4.1.3_u1/4.1.4 (Operating System). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part of the component Sendmail. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in sendmail 5, as installed on Sun SunOS 4.1.3_U1 and 4.1.4, have unspecified attack vectors and impact. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-1999-0129.

The weakness was disclosed 12/31/1999 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-1999-1592 since 07/12/2007. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 243), X-Force (3665) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-45121).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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12/03/1997 🔍
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12/31/1999 +758 days 🔍
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06/23/2014 +2538 days 🔍
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1592 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 243 - SunOS V8 Sendmail Vulnerability
X-Force: 3665
Vulnerability Center: 45121 - sendmail 5 on SunOS Unspecified Vulnerability via Unspecified Vectors, High


Created: 06/23/2014 01:18 PM
Updated: 05/31/2017 09:08 AM
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