DescriptionFormat string vulnerabilities in the (1) die or (2) log_event functions for ssmtp before 2.50.6 allow remote mail relays to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ssmtp (PTS)wheezy2.64-7fixed
buster, sid, jessie, stretch2.64-8fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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