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HP-UX Running Sendmail, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code



HPSBUX02108 SSRT061133 rev.11 - HP-UX Running Sendmail, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
HPSBUX02108 SSRT061133 rev.11 - HP-UX Running Sendmail, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00629555

Version: 11

HPSBUX02108 SSRT061133 rev.11 - 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: 2006-05-03
Last Updated: 2006-05-18

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.

References: CVE-2006-0058

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23.

BACKGROUND

CERT has published a vulnerability report available at:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/834865 

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.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

For sendmail 8.13.3
HP-UX B.11.23
=========SMAIL-UPGRADE.INET-SMAIL
SMAIL-UPGRADE.INET2-SMAIL
action: install revision B.11.23.01.002 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.
URL: ftp://sendmail:sendmail@hprc.external.hp.com/sendmail-8.13_1123.depot 

HP-UX B.11.11
=========SMAIL-UPGRADE.INETSVCS-SMAIL
action: install revision B.11.11.02.002 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.
URL: ftp://sendmail:sendmail@hprc.external.hp.com/sendmail-8.13_1111.depot 

For sendmail 8.11.1
HP-UX B.11.23
=========InternetSrvcs.INETSVCS2-RUN
 ->action: remove UNOF_INET31734_3.depot if installed,
install UNOF_INET31734_4.depot or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.
->URL: ftp://sendmail:sendmail@hprc.external.hp.com/UNOF_INET31734_4.depot 

HP-UX B.11.11
=========SMAIL-811.INETSVCS-SMAIL
 ->action: install revision B.11.11.01.009 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.
->URL: ftp://sendmail:sendmail@hprc.external.hp.com/sendmail-811_09.depot 

HP-UX B.11.00
=========SMAIL-811.INETSVCS-SMAIL
 ->action: install revision B.11.00.01.008 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.
->URL: ftp://sendmail:sendmail@hprc.external.hp.com/sendmail-811_01.008.depot 

For sendmail 8.9.3
HP-UX B.11.11
=========InternetSrvcs.INETSVCS-RUN
 ->action: remove UNOF_INET_29774_3.depot if installed,
install PHNE_31917 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.

HP-UX B.11.00
=========InternetSrvcs.INETSVCS-RUN
 ->action: remove UNOF_INET_29773_3.depot if installed,
install PHNE_32006 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.

For sendmail 8.8.6
HP-UX B.11.00
=========InternetSrvcs.INETSVCS-RUN
 ->action: remove UNOF_INET_29773_3.depot if installed,
install PHNE_32006 or subsequent,
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.


END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION

HP has made the following software updates and patches available
to resolve the issue.

The patches are available from http://itrc.hp.com 

The software updates can be downloaded via ftp from:

System: hprc.external.hp.com (192.170.19.100)
Login: sendmail
Password: sendmail (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)

ftp://sendmail:sendmail@hprc.external.hp.com 
or
ftp://sendmail:sendmail@192.170.19.100 

The cksum and md5 output for the preliminary depots are listed below.
The cksum and md5 output are also found the README.txt.pgp on the ftp site.

For sendmail 8.13.3, HP-UX B.11.23

sendmail-8.13_1123.depot
cksum 692720776 15759360
md5 E09933A4AECC16B97A8F7ACF07060F84
sendmail -bs banner:
Sendmail version 8.13.3 - Revision 2.002_Beta - 2006/03/25
what(1) string:
Sendmail version 8.13.3 - Revision 2.002_Beta - 2006/03/25

For sendmail 8.13.3, HP-UX B.11.11

sendmail-8.13_1111.depot
cksum 954959898 5130240
md5 C85EFD8AEDB16EEF1DF0FF65988350C0
sendmail -bs banner:
Sendmail version 8.13.3 - Revision 2.002_Beta - 2006/03/25
what(1) string:
Sendmail version 8.13.3 - Revision 2.002_Beta - 2006/03/25

For sendmail 8.11.1, HP-UX B.11.23

 ->Note: If UNOF_INET31734_1 .depot or UNOF_INET31734_3.depot has
 ->been installed, it must be removed using swremove(1M) before
 ->installing UNOF_INET31734_4.depot.

 ->UNOF_INET31734_4.depot
 ->cksum 2157915677 3317760
 ->md5 10e6bf81c4a5ca75e77ae942c57b2641
 ->sendmail -bs banner:
 ->Sendmail 8.11.1 (UNOF_INET31734_4)
 ->what(1) string:
 ->version.c 8.11.1 (Berkeley) - 2006/05/16 (UNOF_INET31734_4)

For sendmail 8.11.1, HP-UX B.11.11

 ->sendmail-811_09.depot
 ->cksum 1490250822 2938880
 ->md5 c1dbd4784e91282e6a08a88944ffe22b
 ->sendmail -bs banner:
 ->Sendmail 8.11.1 (Revision 1.9)
 ->what(1) string:
 ->version.c 8.11.1 (Berkeley) - (Revision 1.9) - 2006/05/16

For sendmail 8.11.1, HP-UX B.11.00

 ->sendmail-811_01.008.depot
 ->cksum 2401149843 2897920
 ->md5 7e449621f81646fac1b5abd67c2a5b4b
 ->sendmail -bs banner:
 ->Sendmail 8.11.1 - (Revision 1.8)
 ->what(1) string:
 ->version.c 8.11.1 (Berkeley) - (Revision 1.8) - 2006/05/02

For sendmail 8.9.3, HP-UX B.11.11
 ->If UNOF_INET_29774_3.depot is installed, remove it using swremove(1M).
 ->Then install:
 ->PHNE_31917 or subsequent

For sendmail 8.9.3, HP-UX B.11.00
 ->If UNOF_INET_29772_3.depot is installed, remove it using swremove(1M).
 ->Then install:
 ->PHNE_32006 or subsequent

For sendmail 8.8.6, HP-UX B.11.00
 ->If UNOF_INET_29772_3.depot is installed, remove it using swremove(1M).
 ->Then install:
 ->PHNE_32006 or subsequent
 ->Note : PHNE_32006 or subsequent upgrades sendmail 8.8.6 to sendmail 8.9.3.



For all versions of sendmail:
modify sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions.


After installation, verify output of what /usr/sbin/sendmail.
To check if installations are running sendmail 8.8.6 execute
"what /usr/sbin/sendmail" and check the version string.

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
HP-UX B.11.00 - install preliminary software updates from ftp server
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions
HP-UX B.11.11 - install preliminary software updates from ftp server
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions
HP-UX B.11.23 - install preliminary software updates from ftp server
modify /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to add 'restrictqrun' to the PrivacyOptions


PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00
analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of
recommended actions that potentially affect a specific HP-UX
system. For more information:
http://software.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=B6834AA 

HISTORY:
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 25 March 2006 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 30 March 2006 updated md5 / cksum output
Version: 3 (rev.3) - 04 April 2006 updated B.11.23 depot,
added 8.11.1 for B.11.23 depot
Version: 4 (rev.4) - 07 April 2006 added 8.9.3 depot for B.11.11
Version: 5 (rev.5) - 10 April 2006 clarified affected versions
Version: 6 (rev.6) - 12 April 2006 added 8.9.3 and 8.11.1 depots for B.11.00
Version: 7 (rev.7) - 18 April 2006 added 8.11.1 upgrade for HP-UX B.11.11
Version: 8 (rev.8) - 24 April 2006 replaced 8.9.3 depot for HP-UX B.11.00
and B.11.11
Version: 9 (rev.9) - 25 April 2006 added manual actions
Version: 10 (rev.10) - 03 May 2006 replaced 8.9.3 depot for HP-UX B.11.00
and B.11.11, added 8.11.1 depot for B.11.00
Version: 11 (rev.11) - 18 May 2006 sendmail 8.11.1 replacements
UNOF_INET31734_4, sendmail-811_01.008.depot, and sendmail-811_09.depot,
sendmail 8.9.3 new PHNE_31917, sendmail 8.8.6, sendmail 8.9.3 new PHNE_32006


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support channel.

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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
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