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sendmail-wide - char-to-int conversion



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-290-1 sendmail-wide -- char-to-int conversion

Date Reported:
17 Apr 2003
Affected Packages:
sendmail-wide
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0161.
CERT's vulnerabilities, advisories and incident notes: VU#897604, CA-2003-12.
More information:

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.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (potato)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25_alpha.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25_i386.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25_m68k.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25_powerpc.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-25_sparc.deb

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail-wide/sendmail-wide_8.12.3+3.5Wbeta-5.4_sparc.deb

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.



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