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[DSA290] DSA-290-1 sendmail-wide

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-290-1 sendmail-wide

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+3.5Wbeta-5.4
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.9.3+3.2W-25
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.12.9+3.5Wbeta-1
We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail-wide packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-290
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7230

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

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