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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2003-0688
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:20:09
Published 20 Oct 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0688

Summary

The DNS map code in Sendmail 8.12.8 and earlier, when using the "enhdnsbl" feature, does not properly initialize certain data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via an invalid DNS response that causes Sendmail to free incorrect data.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Compaq Tru64 5.0a

  • Compaq Tru64 5.1

  • Freebsd 4.6

  • Freebsd 4.7

  • Freebsd 4.8

  • Freebsd 5.0

  • Openbsd 3.2

  • Sgi Irix 6.5.19

  • Sgi Irix 6.5.20

  • Sgi Irix 6.5.21

Application

  • Redhat Sendmail 8.12.5-7

  • Redhat Sendmail 8.12.8-4

  • Sendmail 8.12.1

  • Sendmail 8.12.2

  • Sendmail 8.12.3

  • Sendmail 8.12.4

  • Sendmail 8.12.5

  • Sendmail 8.12.6

  • Sendmail 8.12.7

  • Sendmail 8.12.8


References

CERT-VN - VU#993452

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:265

CONFIRM - http://www.sendmail.org/dnsmap1.html

SUSE - SuSE-SA:2003:035

SGI - 20030803-01-P

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2003:086

CONECTIVA - CLA-2003:727


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:00