Title: Sendmail Controlling User Queue File Resource Starvation DoS
Sep 18, 1996
Sendmail contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when getpwuid fails. This flaw may lead to a loss of availability and privilege escalation.
Local Access Required
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Upgrade to version 8.7.6, 8.8.x or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.