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[OpenPKG-SA-2006.007] OpenPKG Security Advisory (sendmail)
Mar 22 2006 06:53PM
OpenPKG (openpkg openpkg org)
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OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project
openpkg-security (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed] openpkg (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed]
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
According to a vendor security advisory  based on research by from
Mark Dowd of ISS X-Force, a vulnerability exists in the Sendmail MTA
. 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  to the problem.
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OpenPKG project which you can retrieve from http://pgp.openpkg.org and
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