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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-1278
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:14:13
Published 12 Nov 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The mailconf module in Linuxconf 1.24, and other versions before 1.28, on Conectiva Linux 6.0 through 8, and possibly other distributions, generates the Sendmail configuration file ( in a way that configures Sendmail to run as an open mail relay, which allows remote attackers to send Spam email.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Jacques Gelinas Linuxconf 1.2.4r2

  • Jacques Gelinas Linuxconf 1.2.5r3


XF - linuxconf-sendmail-mail-relay(10554)

BID - 6118

OSVDB - 6066

CONECTIVA - CLA-2002:544

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:16