Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2003-121: sendmail


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2003-121: sendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sendmail packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated Sendmail packages are available to fix a vulnerability that
permits local and possibly remote attackers to gain root rights.

Sendmail is a widely used Mail Transport Agent (MTA) which is included
in all Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributions.

There is a vulnerability in Sendmail versions 8.12.8 and prior. The
address parser performs insufficient bounds checking in certain conditions
due to a char to int conversion, making it possible for a possible hacker to
take control of the application. Although no exploit currently exists,
this issue is probably locally exploitable and may be remotely exploitable.

All users are advised to update to these erratum packages containing a
backported patch which corrects these vulnerabilities.

Red Hat would like to thank Michal Zalewski for finding and reporting this
issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-121.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

5X SSD Notebook Hard Drive 2.5" to 3.5" Mounting Adapter Bracket Dock Holder TN
$3.59
5X SSD Notebook Hard Drive 2.5Patriot Torqx 2 Series 32GB SATA I/II 3Gbps 2.5" Solid State Drive SSD WORKING
$19.99
Patriot Torqx 2 Series 32GB SATA I/II 3Gbps 2.5SSD 2.5” 250GB Solid State Drive SATA / Samsung 840 EVO MZ-7TE250 TESTED
$30.18
SSD 2.5” 250GB Solid State Drive SATA / Samsung 840 EVO MZ-7TE250 TESTED picturePlextor 256 GB,Internal,2.5" (PX256M2P) (SSD) Solid State Drive
$40.0
Plextor 256 GB,Internal,2.5


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.