Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1591-2 libphp-phpmailer -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Dec 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-19296.
More information:

A possible regression was found in the recent security update for libphp-phpmailer, announced as DLA 1591-1. During backporting a new variable have accidentally introduced to a conditional statement from a much later version. Thanks to Salvatore Bonaccorso (carnil) for reporting this.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.9+dfsg-2+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-phpmailer packages.

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