IBM Corporation Information for VU#834865

Sendmail signal I/O race condition

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

To obtain a copy of our security advisory for this issue, please visit:

https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd

The AIX Security Team is aware of the issues discussed in CERT Vulnerability
Note VU#834865. IBM is providing interim fixes that remove possible attack
vectors for this vulnerability. These interim fixes should be installed as a
precautionary measure.

The following APARs will be released to address this issue:

APAR number for AIX 5.1.0: IY82992 (available approx. 07/19/06)
APAR number for AIX 5.2.0: IY82993 (available approx. 04/26/06)
APAR number for AIX 5.3.0: IY82994 (available approx. 05/10/06)

An interim fix will be available from:

ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/sendmail_vu834865.tar.Z

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

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