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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-7176

Original release date: 03/27/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The version of Sendmail 8.13.1-2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 and earlier does not reject the "localhost.localdomain" domain name for e-mail messages that come from external hosts, which might allow remote attackers to spoof messages.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0252
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11499
External Source: BID
Name: 23742
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25743
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-248.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25098
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=171838

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11499
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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