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Sendmail before 8.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via deeply nested malformed multipart MIME messages that exhaust the stack during the recursive mime8to7 function for performing 8-bit to 7-bit conversion which prevents Sendmail from delivering queued messages and might lead to disk consumption by core dump files.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11253

Sendmail before 8.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via deeply nested malformed multipart MIME messages that exhaust the stack during the recursive mime8to7 function for performing 8-bit to 7-bit conversion which prevents Sendmail from delivering queued messages and might lead to disk consumption by core dump files.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-1173
Product(s):