CVE-2008-7258

NameCVE-2008-7258
Description** DISPUTED ** The standardise function in Anibal Monsalve Salazar sSMTP 2.61 and 2.62 allows local users to cause a denial of service (application exit) via an e-mail message containing a long line that begins with a . (dot) character. NOTE: CVE disputes this issue because it is solely a usability problem for senders of messages with certain long lines, and has no security impact.
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 severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs591515

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ssmtpsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant591515

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