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GLSA: sendmail
From: Daniel Ahlberg <aliz () gentoo org>
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2002 16:48:21 +0200

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT
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PACKAGE        :sendmail
SUMMARY        :smsrh bypass vulnerabilites
DATE           :2002-10-13 14:45 UTC

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It is possible for an attacker to bypass the restrictions imposed by
The Sendmail Consortium’s Restricted Shell (SMRSH) and execute a
binary of his choosing by inserting a special character sequence into
his .forward file.

Read the full advisory at
http://www.sendmail.org/smrsh.adv.txt

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-mail/sendmail-8.12.6 and earlier update their systems
as follows:

emerge rsync
emerge sendmail
emerge clean

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aliz () gentoo org - GnuPG key is available at www.gentoo.org/~aliz
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