Debian: DSA-1938-1: New php-mail packages fix insufficient input sanitising

    Date23 Nov 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that php-mail, a PHP PEAR module for sending email, has insufficient input sanitising, which might be used to obtain sensitive data from the system that uses php-mail.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1938-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
    November 23, 2009                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : php-mail
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id         : No CVE id yet
    
    It was discovered that php-mail, a PHP PEAR module for sending email,
    has insufficient input sanitising, which might be used to obtain
    sensitive data from the system that uses php-mail.
    
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.14-1+lenny1.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.6-2+etch1.
    
    For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.14-2.
    
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your php-mail packages.
    
    
    Upgrade instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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    Debian (oldstable)
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    Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.6.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    13702 47b38a06acdec73c4d8c01f9d7e5e8e2
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.6-2+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     3310 64425237844fed79a4b71aa34ccb0cee
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.6-2+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      689 93c32b0cb655191ac6edb48013d18921
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.6-2+etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    17884 a2abda15da9ddab5f1590198cc852b3f
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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    Debian (stable)
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    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.14-1+lenny1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1258 6d361bf9406e9195813b4396bb7d5c13
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.14.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    17537 e50da58b6b787b3903ce4d07dc791bb2
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.14-1+lenny1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     4105 a8154d9e86e98a591dfc9e84210ce163
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/php-mail/php-mail_1.1.14-1+lenny1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    21904 d5184514df44b348582071748e855c32
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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