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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1490

Heap-based buffer overflow in Sendmail before 8.13.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long X- header, as demonstrated by an X-Testing header.
Publish Date : 2009-05-05 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Based on our analysis this issue does not have a security consequence and does not lead to a buffer overflow or denial of service. For more details of our technical evaluation see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499252#c18
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1490

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sendmail Sendmail 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sendmail Sendmail 2.6 NT Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sendmail Sendmail 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sendmail Sendmail 2.6.1 NT Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sendmail Sendmail 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0 NT Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0.1 NT Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0.2 NT Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sendmail Sendmail 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Sendmail Sendmail 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Sendmail Sendmail 4.55 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Sendmail Sendmail 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Sendmail Sendmail 5.59 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Sendmail Sendmail 5.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Sendmail Sendmail 5.65 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12 Beta16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.13.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sendmail Sendmail 60

- References For CVE-2009-1490

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50355
XF sendmail-xheader-bo(50355)
http://www.sendmail.org/releases/8.13.2 CONFIRM
http://www.nmrc.org/~thegnome/blog/apr09/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1490

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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