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March 30, 2006, 7:14 pm
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HPSBUX02108 SSRT061133 rev.1 - HP-UX running Sendmail, Remote
of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted
upon as soon
Release Date: 2006-03-25
Last Updated: 2006-03-25
Potential Security Impact: Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company,
HP Software Security Response Team
VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A vulnerability has been identified in Sendmail
which may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23.
BACKGROUND For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please
CERT has published a vulnerability report available at:
This bulletin will be revised as other versions of Sendmail become
To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version, search the
"swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of the filesets listed below.
systems verify that the recommended action has been taken.
For sendmail 8.13.3
SMAIL-UPGRADE.INETSVCS-SMAIL, revision B.11.11.02.001
action: install updates from ftp server
SMAIL-UPGRADE.INET-SMAIL, revision B.11.23.1.001
action: install updates from ftp server
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the
issue. The software updates can be downloaded via ftp from:
System: hprc.external.hp.com (220.127.116.11)
Password: sendmail (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)
The README.txt contains cksum and md5 output for the preliminary
2652638131 15759360 ./sendmail-8.13_1123.depot
4281196762 5130240 sendmail-8.13_1111.depot
After installation, the output of "sendmail -bs" will include the
sendmail -bs versioning: @(#)Sendmail version 8.13.3 -
Revision 2.002_Beta - 2006/03/25
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
HP-UX B.11.11 - install preliminary software updates from ftp server
HP-UX B.11.23 - install preliminary software updates from ftp server
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00
analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of
actions that potentially affect a specific HP-UX system.
For more information:
Version: 1 (rev.1) 25 March 2006 Initial release
Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support
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HP S/W Security Team
WTEC Cupertino, California
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