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CVE-2001-0653 Detail

Current Description

Sendmail 8.10.0 through 8.11.5, and 8.12.0 beta, allows local users to modify process memory and possibly gain privileges via a large value in the 'category' part of debugger (-d) command line arguments, which is interpreted as a negative number.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2001-017.txt.asc
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000412
http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/IMNX-2001-70-032-01
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=99841063100516&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2001-106.html
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2001-032.0.txt
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/l-133.shtml
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-075.php3
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_028_sendmail_txt.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3163 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.sendmail.org/8.11.html
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBTL0112-007
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7016

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta12:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta16:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0653
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2001
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018