Security update for Sendmail (package sendmail-devel)
(Last modified: 01APR2003)
solutions Security update for Sendmail (package sendmail-devel) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e8426b8e8a7ba6510b9b8e35deec594a)
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sendmail-develpackage installed. Please note that this does not fix the vulneralibilty by the normal
sendmaildÆmon. Please refer to the SuSE Maintenance Web article "Security update for Sendmail (package sendmail)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/63ef3602dad4c0eeb0c19cf83808746b.html) for an update of the
sendmailhas been found. The bug can be abused by a local or remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on a system running sendmail.
Please note that this flaw (as announced by CERT with the id CA-2003-12) is different from the one that was reason for an update in early March 2003 (CERT announcement CA-2003-07, SuSE Maintenance Web article "Security update for sendmail (package sendmail)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/de453c8319b6505d448075350f15aef5.html)).
rpm -Fvh sendmail-devel.rpm
The update is for the
sendmail-develpackage only. The
sendmail-develpackage contains three static libraries that may be used by programs compiled by the administrator. If you have programs that make use of these libraries, you should make sure that you recompile these programs after this patch has been installed.
For the security update of the
sendmaildÆmon please refer to the SuSE Maintenance Web article "Security update for sendmail (package sendmail)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/de453c8319b6505d448075350f15aef5.html).
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