Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3769-1 libphp-swiftmailer -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 849626.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10074.
- More information:
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.