February 24, 1994
A vulnerability in the IDENT function of sendmail 8.6.9 allows attackers to obtain remote root access. Very little other information on this vulnerability is currently available; this is an old vulnerability.
- Eric Allman Sendmail 8.6.9
Upgrade to at least version 8.6.10 of sendmail.
Disclosed in CIAC bulletin F-13 dated Feb 22, 1995.
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