The prescan function in Sendmail 8.12.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via buffer overflow attacks, as demonstrated using the parseaddr function in parseaddr.c.
Published 2003-10-06 04:00:00
Updated 2018-10-30 16:26:23
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2003-0694

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 110
IPs affected by CVE-2003-0694 174
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2003-0694

5.70%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2003-0694

  • Sendmail SMTP Address prescan Memory Corruption
    Disclosure Date: 2003-09-17
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/dos/smtp/sendmail_prescan
    This is a proof of concept denial of service module for Sendmail versions 8.12.8 and earlier. The vulnerability is within the prescan() method when parsing SMTP headers. Due to the prescan function, only 0x5c and 0x00 bytes can be used, limiting the likelihood for ar

CVSS scores for CVE-2003-0694

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST

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