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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-16844: Security patch for procmail (ALAS-2018-1084)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-16844: Security patch for procmail (ALAS-2018-1084)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/20/2018
Modified
09/20/2018

Description

Heap-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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-procmail

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-procmail

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