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PHPMailer command execution
Jun 11 2007 05:46PM
Thor Larholm (seclists larholm com)
PHPMailer is a widely deployed utility class used in PHP application to
handle emails sent through sendmail, PHP mailto() or SMTP. It is used in
PHP applications such as WordPress, Mantis, WebCalendar, Group-Office
and Joomla. The last official release happened on July 11, 2005.
If you have configured PHPMailer to use sendmail it has a remote command
execution vulnerability due to a lack of input validation. sendmail is
queried through the popen function which is called with a string
constructed from non-escaped user input.
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