Debian Security Advisory
DLA-792-1 libphp-swiftmailer -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 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-com  discovered that the mail transport in Swift Mailer allowed remote attackers to pass extra parameters to the mail command and consequently execute arbitrary code via a \" (backslash double quote) in a crafted e-mail address in the From, ReturnPath, or Sender header.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.5-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-swiftmailer 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