Fedora 12: php-pear-Mail Security Update

    Date30 Nov 2009
    CategoryFedora
    72
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Fix CVE-2009-4023, CVE-2009-4111 PEAR's Mail class did not properly escape content of mail header fields, when using the sendmail backend. A remote attacker could send an email message, with specially-crafted headers to local user, leading to disclosure of content and potentially, to modification of arbitrary system file, once the email message was processed by the PEAR's Mail
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-12395
    2009-12-01 03:21:54
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    Name        : php-pear-Mail
    Product     : Fedora 12
    Version     : 1.1.14
    Release     : 5.fc12
    URL         : http://pear.php.net/package/Mail
    Summary     : Class that provides multiple interfaces for sending emails
    Description :
    PEAR's Mail package defines an interface for implementing mailers under the
    PEAR hierarchy.  It also provides supporting functions useful to multiple
    mailer backends.  Currently supported backends include: PHP's native
    mail() function, sendmail, and SMTP.  This package also provides a RFC822
    email address list validation utility class.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Fix CVE-2009-4023, CVE-2009-4111    PEAR's Mail class did not properly escape
    content of mail header fields, when using the sendmail backend. A remote
    attacker could send an email message, with specially-crafted headers to local
    user, leading to disclosure of content and potentially, to modification of
    arbitrary system file, once the email message was processed by the PEAR's Mail
    class.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Fri Nov 27 2009 Remi Collet  1.1.14-5
    - Fix CVE-2009-4023 (#540842)
    - rename Mail.xml to php-pear-Mail.xml
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #540842 - CVE-2009-4023 php-pear-Mail: Absent sanitization of mail header fields
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=540842
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update php-pear-Mail' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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