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CVE-2003-0161 Detail

Current Description

The prescan() function in the address parser (parseaddr.c) in Sendmail before 8.12.9 does not properly handle certain conversions from char and int types, which can cause a length check to be disabled when Sendmail misinterprets an input value as a special "NOCHAR" control value, allowing attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack using messages, a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-1337.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2003-016.0.txt
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-03:07.sendmail.asc
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2004.11/SCOSA-2004.11.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20030401-01-P
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000614
http://lists.apple.com/mhonarc/security-announce/msg00028.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2003-March/004295.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104896621106790&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104897487512238&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104914999806315&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-52620-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-52700-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1001088.1-1
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-12.html Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-278
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-290
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200303-27.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/897604 US Government Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-120.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-121.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/316961/30/25250/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/317135/30/25220/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/321997
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7230 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.11.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta12:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta16:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail:8.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sendmail:sendmail_switch:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0d_pk9_bl17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0f_pk6_bl17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0f_pk7_bl18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:4.0g_pk3_bl17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.0_pk4_bl17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.0_pk4_bl18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.0a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.0a_pk3_bl17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.0f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1_pk3_bl17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1_pk4_bl18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1_pk5_bl19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1_pk6_bl20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1a_pk1_bl1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1a_pk2_bl2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1a_pk3_bl3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:compaq:tru64:5.1b_pk1_bl1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:10.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux_series_700:10.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux_series_800:10.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:sis:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:2.4:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:2.5:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:2.5.1:*:ppc:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:2.5.1:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:7.0:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:x86_update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0161
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018