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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1165

Sendmail Consortium's Restricted Shell (SMRSH) in Sendmail 8.12.6, 8.11.6-15, and possibly other versions after 8.11 from 5/19/1998, allows attackers to bypass the intended restrictions of smrsh by inserting additional commands after (1) "||" sequences or (2) "/" characters, which are not properly filtered or verified.
Publish Date : 2002-10-11 Last Update Date : 2016-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2002-10-01
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1165

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sendmail Sendmail 8.12.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 5
Sendmail Sendmail 7

- References For CVE-2002-1165
BUGTRAQ 20021001 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 10.01.02: Sendmail smrsh bypass vulnerabilities
XF sendmail-forward-bypass-smrsh(10232)
REDHAT RHSA-2003:073
BID 5845 Sendmail SMRSH Double Pipe Access Validation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2002-023

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1165

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