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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2003 12:21 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-announce] GLSA: sendmail (200309-13) Reply with quote

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200309-13
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PACKAGE : sendmail
SUMMARY : buffer overflows
DATE : 2003-09-17 20:52 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <sendmail-8.2.10
FIXED VERSION : >=sendmail-8.2.10
CVE :

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quote from release notes:

"Fix a buffer overflow in address parsing. Problem detected by
Michal Zalewski, patch from Todd C. Miller of Courtesan Consulting.

Fix a potential buffer overflow in ruleset parsing. This problem
is not exploitable in the default sendmail configuration;
only if non-standard rulesets recipient (2), final (4), or
mailer-specific envelope recipients rulesets are used then
a problem may occur. Problem noted by Timo Sirainen."

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-mail/sendmail upgrade to sendmail-8.2.10 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge sendmail
emerge clean

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