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[DSA278] DSA-278-1 sendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-278-1 sendmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Michal Zalewski discovered a buffer overflow, triggered by a char to
int conversion, in the address parsing code in sendmail, a widely used
powerful, efficient, and scalable mail transport agent. This problem
is potentially remotely exploitable.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.12.3-6.3.
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.9.3-26.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.12.9-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-278
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7230

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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