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Sendmail prescan() Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2003-09-17    Views:  18,486

Secunia Advisory SA9758

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been identified in sendmail possibly allowing malicious people to gain system access.

The problem has been identified in the "prescan()" function. Different attack vectors are possible. No further information is available.

A previous vulnerability was also located in this function.

Sendmail version 8.12.9 and prior is vulnerable.

Version 8.12.10 also fixes other potential issues.


Solution:
Apply this patch:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Michal Zalewski

Original Advisory:
http://sendmail.org/8.12.10.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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