bsd-mailx 8.1.2-0.20131005cvs-1ubuntu0.14.04.1 source package in Ubuntu


bsd-mailx (8.1.2-0.20131005cvs-1ubuntu0.14.04.1) trusty-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: shell command injection
    - Apply OpenBSD patches from Todd Miller (taken from Debian update):
      + 80-remove_T.patch (remove undocumented/obsolete -T option)
      + 81-minus_f.patch (adjust -f processing)
      + 82-expandaddr.patch (fix CVE-2014-7844)
      + 83-nosendmail.patch (make -- work for option parsing suppression)
    - CVE-2014-7844
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:36:44 -0500

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bsd-mailx: simple mail user agent

 bsd-mailx is the traditional simple command-line-mode mail user agent.
 Even if you don't use it, it may be required by other programs.
 The /usr/bin/mail command provided by this package is a very simple one,
 and does not include many features that can be found in more advanced
 mail user agents.
 For example bsd-mailx DOES NOT support:
  - MIME (i.e. no attachments, no UTF-8 or other charsets support);
  - SMTP protocol (/usr/sbin/sendmail interface only is used);
  - POP3/IMAP (bsd-mailx reads local mailboxes only);
  - maildir format (traditional mbox only format is supported).
 If the above features are needed, please consider installing another package
 providing similar /usr/bin/mail interface:
  - heirloom-mailx package,
  - or mailutils package.