OpenPKG Security Advisory (sendmail)

2006.03.23
Credit: OpenPKG
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 7.6/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: High
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ________________________________________________________________________ OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project http://www.openpkg.org/security.html http://www.openpkg.org openpkg-security (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed] openpkg (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed] OpenPKG-SA-2006.007 22-Mar-2006 ________________________________________________________________________ Package: sendmail Vulnerability: remote code execution OpenPKG Specific: no Affected Releases: Affected Packages: Corrected Packages: OpenPKG CURRENT <= sendmail-8.13.5-20060219 >= sendmail-8.13.6-20060322 OpenPKG 2.5 <= sendmail-8.13.5-2.5.0 >= sendmail-8.13.5-2.5.1 OpenPKG 2.4 <= sendmail-8.13.4-2.4.0 >= sendmail-8.13.4-2.4.1 OpenPKG 2.3 <= sendmail-8.13.3-2.3.0 >= sendmail-8.13.3-2.3.1 Description: According to a vendor security advisory [0] based on research by from Mark Dowd of ISS X-Force, a vulnerability exists in the Sendmail MTA [1]. Under some specific timing conditions, the vulnerability may permit a specifically crafted attack to take over the "sendmail" MTA process, allowing remote attackers to execute commands and run arbitrary programs on the system running the MTA, affecting email delivery, or tampering with other programs and data on this system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project assigned the id CVE-2006-0058 [2] to the problem. ________________________________________________________________________ References: [0] http://www.sendmail.com/company/advisory/index.shtml [1] http://www.sendmail.org/ [2] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0058 ________________________________________________________________________ For security reasons, this advisory was digitally signed with the OpenPGP public key "OpenPKG <openpkg (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed]>" (ID 63C4CB9F) of the OpenPKG project which you can retrieve from http://pgp.openpkg.org and hkp://pgp.openpkg.org. Follow the instructions on http://pgp.openpkg.org/ for details on how to verify the integrity of this advisory. ________________________________________________________________________ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPKG <openpkg (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed]> iD8DBQFEIZ0ZgHWT4GPEy58RAq5gAKC8QqDZjjZWySX5yoLTK/F+T9WH7QCfR0Sf bHZpRrZz7O6x3c9gNVtFdFw= =UOQR -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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