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Debian: DSA-3750-1: libphp-phpmailer security update

Date 31 Dec 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Dawid Golunski discovered that PHPMailer, a popular library to send email from PHP applications, allowed a remote attacker to execute code if they were able to provide a crafted Sender address.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3750-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst 
December 31, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libphp-phpmailer
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-10033
Debian Bug     : 849365

Dawid Golunski discovered that PHPMailer, a popular library to send
email from PHP applications, allowed a remote attacker to execute
code if they were able to provide a crafted Sender address.

Note that for this issue also CVE-2016-10045 was assigned, which is a
regression in the original patch proposed for CVE-2016-10033. Because
the origial patch was not applied in Debian, Debian was not vulnerable
to CVE-2016-10045.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.2.9+dfsg-2+deb8u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.2.14+dfsg-2.1.

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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