Linux Security
    Linux Security
    Linux Security

    New version of sendmail-wide released

    Date
    2853
    Posted By
    The version of sendmail-wide that was distributed with Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 has a slight problem in the code to regenerate the aliases database. Sendmail allowed any user to run sendmail with the -bi option to (re)initialize the aliases database. The user could then interrupt sendmail and leave the system with a broken aliases database.
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
    
    - ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/      
                       Wichert Akkerman
    December  7, 1999
    - ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    
    The version of sendmail-wide that was distributed with Debian GNU/Linux
    2.1 has a slight problem in the code to regenerate the aliases database.
    Sendmail allowed any user to run sendmail with the -bi option to
    (re)initialize the aliases database. The user could then interrupt
    sendmail and leave the system with a broken aliases database.
    
    This has been fixed in version 8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1 by only allowing root
    and trusted users to regenerate the aliases database.
    
    We recommend you upgrade your sendmail package to new version.
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink
    - --------------------------------
    
      This version of Debian was released only for Intel ia32, the Motorola
      680x0, the alpha and the Sun sparc architecture.
    
      Source archives:
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/sendmail
    -wide_8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 8c34a22aeac39ca896dc6d88526563f8
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/sendmail-
    wide_8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: e1ee230d9060a75e0a2ca02b6897f17a
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/sou
    rce/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 8927d7e4602ccbb2fd817a288dae5119
    
      Alpha architecture:
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    alpha/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 92bbca2bfab5136590bc2cfa2ce5b67c
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    i386/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 278719bd937146061c13653b87663640
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    m68k/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: db94cbe812e5e20a6642695d7d777ccd
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
        https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    sparc/sendmail-wide_8.9.3+3.2W-3slink1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: facfde05b670573be7828e51e8e273ea
    
      These files will be moved into
      ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.
    
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
    - -- 
    - ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    For apt-get: deb https://security.debian.org/ stable 
    updates
    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
    Version: 2.6.3ia
    Charset: noconv
    
    iQB1AwUBOE09pqjZR/ntlUftAQFEBQL/f5o5r965MqqwzWLqbMe1l8MKmXhKwj2/
    KvnX9dK0Y+KDsmHgP6Gv4EJ4AkLvEzPsSrvgAjFCIa1hGQn5nggFq6LKaWTlmolp
    Wtc+5wu078u3fm8crDzdVnDmyx78JgFs
    =sLyq
    -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
    
    

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Which statement best describes how you feel about the recent Linux 5.9 release?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 2 answer(s).
    /main-polls/40-what-change-are-you-most-excited-about-in-linux-5-9?task=poll.vote&format=json
    40
    radio
    [{"id":"140","title":"Not a game-changer for me.","votes":"2","type":"x","order":"1","pct":22.22,"resources":[]},{"id":"141","title":"I'm happy with the performance improvements it offers.","votes":"7","type":"x","order":"2","pct":77.78,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350


    VIEW MORE POLLS

    bottom 200

    Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
    Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.