Debian: DSA-3769-1: libphp-swiftmailer security update

    Date22 Jan 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Dawid Golunski from LegalHackers discovered that PHP Swift Mailer, a mailing solution for PHP, did not correctly validate user input. This allowed a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by passing specially formatted email addresses in specific email headers.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3769-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    January 22, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libphp-swiftmailer
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-10074
    Debian Bug     : 849626
    
    Dawid Golunski from LegalHackers discovered that PHP Swift Mailer, a
    mailing solution for PHP, did not correctly validate user input. This
    allowed a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by passing
    specially formatted email addresses in specific email headers.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.2.2-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, this
    problem has been fixed in version 5.4.2-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-swiftmailer 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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