VDB-94849 · OSVDB 15961

Sendmail uucp Account .forward File privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Sendmail (Mail Server Software) (affected version unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the file .forward of the component uucp Account Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (File). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 01/08/1985 by Russell J. Yount (Website). The advisory is shared at securitydigest.org. An attack has to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. Technical details and also a exploit are known.

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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

The entry 94831 is related to this item.

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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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Name: File
Class: Privilege escalation / File
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Sourcesinfoedit

Advisory: securitydigest.org
Researcher: Russell J. Yount
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 15961 - Sendmail uucp Account .forward Arbitrary File Access

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 01/02/2017 05:16 PM
Updated: 07/13/2020 08:47 AM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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