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  Переполнение буфера в procmail

Date:15 сентября 2014 г.
Subject:[USN-2340-1] procmail vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2340-1
September 04, 2014

procmail vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


formail could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially
crafted mail.

Software Description:
- procmail: Versatile e-mail processor


Tavis Ormandy discovered that the formail tool incorrectly handled certain
malformed mail headers. An attacker could use this flaw to cause formail to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
 procmail                        3.22-21ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
 procmail                        3.22-19ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
 procmail                        3.22-18ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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