Notified: March 08, 2006 Updated: March 27, 2006
Statement Date: March 24, 2006
HPSBUX02108 SSRT061133 rev.1 - HP-UX running Sendmail, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
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 write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CERT has published a vulnerability report available at:
This bulletin will be revised as other versions of Sendmail become available. To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of the filesets listed below. For affected 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 (126.96.36.199)
Password: sendmail (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)
The README.txt contains cksum and md5 output for the preliminary depots.
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
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Version: 1 (rev.1) 25 March 2006 Initial release
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