02 March 2007
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2007.0140 -- [Win][Linux][Solaris] Symantec Mail Security for SMTP arbitrary code execution vulnerability 2 March 2007 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 5.0 Publisher: US-CERT Operating System: Windows Linux variants Solaris Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands Access: Remote/Unauthenticated Original Bulletin: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/875633 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#875633 Symantec Mail Security for SMTP arbitrary code execution vulnerability Overview Symantec Mail Security for SMTP contains a vulnerability that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, or create a denial of service condition. I. Description Symantec Mail Security for SMTP is an antispam, antivirus, and content filtering software package that scans email. Symantec Mail Security for SMTP contains a vulnerability that occurs when processing mail messages with malformed headers. An attacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted email message through a vulnerable system. II. Impact A remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code, or create a denial of service condition. III. Solution Upgrade Symantec has issued patch 175 to address this and other issues. See the 175 release notes for more details. ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_mail_security/5.0_smtp/updates/ Systems Affected Vendor Status Date Updated Symantec, Inc. Vulnerable 1-Mar-2007 References http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/products/overview.jsp?pcid=1008&pvid=845_1 ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_mail_security/5.0_smtp/updates/ ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_mail_security/5.0_smtp/updates/release_notes_p175.txt Credit Thanks to Steve Arvanitis for reporting this vulnerability. This document was written by Ryan Giobbi. Other Information Date Public 02/09/2007 Date First Published 03/01/2007 02:32:36 PM Date Last Updated 03/01/2007 CERT Advisory CVE Name Metric 2.10 Document Revision 12 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. 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