Debian Security Advisory
DLA-770-1 libphp-phpmailer -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 31 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 849365.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10033.
- More information:
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 Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 5.1-1.2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-phpmailer packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS