VDB-94842 · OSVDB 15726

Sendmail /etc/shadow Local Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Sendmail (Mail Server Software) (version unknown). Affected is some unknown processing of the file /etc/shadow. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 09/12/1984 by Keith Muller as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at archives.neohapsis.com. Local access is required to approach this attack. Required for exploitation is a authentication. Technical details and a exploit are known.

After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries 94843 and 94839 are pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.0

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.0
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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09/12/1984 🔍
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04/20/2005 +7524 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +4274 days 🔍
07/13/2020 +1288 days 🔍

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Advisory: archives.neohapsis.com
Researcher: Keith Muller
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 15726 - Sendmail -C Arbitrary Privilege File Disclosure

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 01/02/2017 05:16 PM
Updated: 07/13/2020 07:29 AM
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