Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1315-1 libphp-phpmailer -- missing input validation

Date Reported:
21 Jun 2007
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2007-3215.
More information:

Thor Larholm discovered that libphp-phpmailer, an email transfer class for PHP, performs insufficient input validition if configured to use Sendmail. This allows the execution of arbitrary shell commands.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) doesn't include libphp-phpmailer.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 1.73-2etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.73-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-phpmailer package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)

Architecture-independent component:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.