Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2306-1 libphp-phpmailer -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-13625.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an escaping issue in libphp-phpmailer, an email generation utility class for the PHP programming language.

The `Content-Type` and `Content-Disposition` headers could have permitted file attachments that bypassed attachment filters which match on filename extensions.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.14+dfsg-2.3+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-phpmailer packages.

For the detailed security status of libphp-phpmailer please refer to its security tracker page at:

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