DescriptionSendmail before 8.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via deeply nested, malformed multipart MIME messages that exhaust the stack during the recursive mime8to7 function for performing 8-bit to 7-bit conversion, which prevents Sendmail from delivering queued messages and might lead to disk consumption by core dump files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs373801

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sendmail (PTS)wheezy8.14.4-4+deb7u1fixed
stretch, sid8.15.2-6fixed

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

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