Sendmail 8.11.3 privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Sendmail 8.11.3 (Mail Server Software). This issue affects an unknown part. 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 11/01/1993 as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). It is possible to read the advisory at cert.org. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading to version 8.11.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (127) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-989).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 7.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Sendmail 8.11.4

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02/11/2019 +958 days 🔍

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Advisory: cert.org
Status: Confirmed
X-Force: 127
Vulnerability Center: 989 - Remote execution through Sendmail, High

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Created: 06/28/2016 01:00 PM
Updated: 02/11/2019 01:18 PM
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