CVE-2017-16844

NameCVE-2017-16844
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the loadbuf function in formisc.c in formail in procmail 3.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted e-mail message because of a hardcoded realloc size, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3618.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1173-1, DSA-4041-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs876511

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
procmail (PTS)jessie (security), jessie3.22-24+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch3.22-25+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid3.22-26fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
procmailsource(unstable)3.22-26high876511
procmailsourcejessie3.22-24+deb8u1highDSA-4041-1
procmailsourcestretch3.22-25+deb9u1highDSA-4041-1
procmailsourcewheezy3.22-20+deb7u2highDLA-1173-1

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