National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-2423
Original release date:12/31/2002
Sendmail 8.12.0 through 8.12.6 truncates log messages longer than 100 characters, which allows remote attackers to prevent the IP address from being logged via a long IDENT response.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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External Source: XF
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020921 Sendmail logging and short string precision allows anonymous commands/relay