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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2002 4:43 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-announce] GLSA: sendmail Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT
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PACKAGE :sendmail
SUMMARY :smsrh bypass vulnerabilites
DATE :2002-10-13 14:45 UTC

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It is possible for an attacker to bypass the restrictions imposed by The Sendmail Consortium’s Restricted Shell (SMRSH) and execute a binary of his choosing by inserting a special character sequence into his .forward file.

Read the full advisory at
http://www.sendmail.org/smrsh.adv.txt

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running net-mail/sendmail-8.12.6 and earlier update their systems as follows:

emerge rsync
emerge sendmail
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at www.gentoo.org/~aliz
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--kurt
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