Hypermail Message Attachment Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported for Hypermail. The vulnerability occurs when Hypermail processes emails with overly long attachment names.

This vulnerability is only exploitable if Hypermail is configured to output verbose information. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending an email with an overly long attachment name to the vulnerable Hypermail service. Exploitation may result in malicious attacker-supplied code being executed by the vulnerable hypermail process.


 

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