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Security Linux News for Mar 04, 2003

  • SOT Linux Advisory: sendmail (Sep 18, 2003, 15:59)
    "All users are advised to update to these erratum packages containing a backported patch which corrects these vulnerabilities..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: sendmail (Sep 18, 2003, 15:57)
    "A 'potential buffer overflow in ruleset parsing' for Sendmail 8.12.9, when using the nonstandard rulesets (1) recipient (2), final, or (3) mailer-specific envelope recipients, has unknown consequences..."

  • SOT Linux Advisory: sendmail (Mar 04, 2003, 20:54)
    "The buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the Sendmail Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)..."

  • CNET: Sendmail Flaw Tests Homeland Security (Mar 04, 2003, 15:00)
    "A critical flaw in Sendmail, the Internet's most popular e-mail server, has become the first test for the newly minted Department of Homeland Security and its cyberdefense arm..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: sendmail (Mar 04, 2003, 14:54)
    "Mark Dowd of ISS X-Force found a bug in the header parsing routines of sendmail: it could overflow a buffer overflow when encountering addresses with very long comments..."

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: sendmail (Mar 04, 2003, 14:52)
    "The sendmail packages in Slackware 8.1 and -current have been patched to fix a security problem..."

  • Conectiva Linux Advisory: sendmail (Mar 04, 2003, 01:57)
    "Researchers at ISS discovered and published a remote vulnerability in sendmail that could be used by an attacker to execute arbitrary code as root..."