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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache Commons Components Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Commons Email Component Input Validation Flaw in setSubject() Lets Remote Users Inject SMTP Header Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039043
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-9801   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 1 2017
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0 - 1.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Commons Email. A remote user can inject SMTP header data.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted value containing line break characters to trigger a flaw in the setSubject() method and inject SMTP headers.

Adam Williams reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can inject SMTP headers.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.5).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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