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CVE-2008-3962

Published: 11 September 2008

The from_format function in ssmtp.c in ssmtp 2.61 and 2.62, in certain configurations, uses uninitialized memory for the From: field of an e-mail message, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (memory contents) in opportunistic circumstances by reading a message.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
ssmtp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.61-5ubuntu0.1)
feisty Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
gutsy
Released (2.61-12ubuntu1.1)
hardy
Released (2.61-13ubuntu1.1)
intrepid
Released (2.62-1ubuntu3)
upstream Needs triage

Patches:
debdiff: http://launchpad.net/bugs/278978