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Sid 1-16057

Message

SERVER-MAIL Sendmail smtp timeout buffer overflow attempt

Summary

Signal handler race condition in Sendmail 8.13.x before 8.13.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering timeouts in a way that causes the setjmp and longjmp function calls to be interrupted and modify unexpected memory locations.

Impact

CVSS base score 7.6 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2006-0058:

CVSS base score 7.6

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 4.9

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2006-0058: Signal handler race condition in Sendmail 8.13.x before 8.13.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering timeouts in a way that causes the setjmp and longjmp function calls to be interrupted and modify unexpected memory locations.

Affected systems

  • sendmail sendmail 8.13.0
  • sendmail sendmail 8.13.1
  • sendmail sendmail 8.13.2
  • sendmail sendmail 8.13.3
  • sendmail sendmail 8.13.4
  • sendmail sendmail 8.13.5

Ease of attack

CVE-2006-0058:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity HIGH

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References