Debian: DSA-3019-1: procmail security update

    Date 04 Sep 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Boris 'pi' Piwinger and Tavis Ormandy reported a heap overflow vulnerability in procmail's formail utility when processing specially-crafted email headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause formail to crash, resulting in a denial of service or data
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3019-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 04, 2014                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : procmail
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3618
    Debian Bug     : 704675 760443
    
    Boris 'pi' Piwinger and Tavis Ormandy reported a heap overflow
    vulnerability in procmail's formail utility when processing
    specially-crafted email headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw
    to cause formail to crash, resulting in a denial of service or data
    loss, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.22-20+deb7u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.22-22.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your procmail packages.
    
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    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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