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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.6 2.6
CVE Id CVE-2008-3962
Last Modified 11 Jul 2011 12:00:00
Published 10 Sep 2008 09:13:47
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3962

Summary

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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Ssmtp 2.61

  • Ssmtp 2.62


References

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/234391

XF - ssmtp-fromformat-information-disclosure(45038)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2597

BID - 31094

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080911 Re: ssmtp =2.62 unitialized memory disclosure

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080909 Re: ssmtp =2.62 unitialized memory disclosure

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080909 ssmtp =2.62 unitialized memory disclosure


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