Debian: DSA-3416-1: libphp-phpmailer security update

    Date13 Dec 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Takeshi Terada discovered a vulnerability in PHPMailer, a PHP library for email transfer, used by many CMSs. The library accepted email addresses and SMTP commands containing line breaks, which can be abused by an attacker to inject messages.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3416-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Luciano Bello
    December 13, 2015                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libphp-phpmailer
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8476
    Debian Bug     : 807265
    
    Takeshi Terada discovered a vulnerability in PHPMailer, a PHP library for
    email transfer, used by many CMSs. The library accepted email addresses
    and SMTP commands containing line breaks, which can be abused by an
    attacker to inject messages.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.1-1+deb6u11.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.2.9+dfsg-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.2.14+dfsg-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-phpmailer packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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