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CVE-2015-8476 Detail

Current Description

Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in PHPMailer before 5.2.14 allow attackers to inject arbitrary SMTP commands via CRLF sequences in an (1) email address to the validateAddress function in class.phpmailer.php or (2) SMTP command to the sendCommand function in class.smtp.php, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-0796.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177130.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177139.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3416
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/04/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/05/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78619
https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer/commit/6687a96a18b8f12148881e4ddde795ae477284b0
https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer/releases/tag/v5.2.14 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:phpmailer_project:phpmailer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.2.13


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8476
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/05/2016