procmail - Versatile e-mail processor

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Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name procmail
Package version 3.22
Package release 26
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 300 B
Download size 138.93 KB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
procmail_3.22-26_i386.deb 3.22 i386 Debian Main
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Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package procmail_3.22-26_amd64.deb
Source Package procmail

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install procmail deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install procmail




2017-11-16 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-26) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix buffer overflow in loadbuf(). Closes: #876511.
Reported by Jakub Wilk using American Fuzzy Lop.
For reference, this is CVE-2017-16844.
2015-05-15 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-25) unstable; urgency=low
* Use gzip -n to stop recording current time, and fix mtimes
before building binary package. Closes: #774367.
* Create md5sums in a reproducible way.
2015-02-11 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-24) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix two memory corruption problems in formail. Closes: #769937.
Reported by Jakub Wilk. Patch by Jan Darmochwal. Thanks a lot.
The problems are the following:
- Off-by-one heap overflow when parsing addresses that have left angle
bracket, then a comma, but no right angle bracket: <,
- Off-by-one heap overflow when parsing addresses that end with
backslash: <\
2014-12-03 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-23) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fixed heap overflow in procmail that made it to segfault on
some unusual (but legit) .procmailrc files. Closes: #771958.
Thanks a lot to Tero Marttila.
2014-09-04 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-22) unstable; urgency=high
* Fixed heap overflow in formail that made it to crash on messages
having specially-crafted headers. Closes: #704675, #760443.
For reference, this is CVE-2014-3618.
2013-10-15 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-21) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches: Try to correlate patches with bugs and Debian releases.
* Really adopt remaining changes from procmail 3.23pre. No code changes
here, just some documentation and RCS Id strings. As a result, this
release now identifies itself as 3.23pre which is a lot closer to reality.
* Removed obsolete Conflicts: suidmanager.
2012-06-06 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-20) unstable; urgency=low
* Added recommended targets build-arch and build-indep.
* Build with hardening flags. Closes: #674658.
* Added homepage control field.
* Added lintian overrides.
2010-04-26 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-19) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopted remaining code changes from procmail 3.23pre.
* Changed MTA recommends to "default-mta | mail-transport-agent".
* Changed mailstat to use [:alnum:] instead of 0-9A-Za-z.
Thanks to Juhan Kundla. Closes: #337048.
* Document that the repetition operator is not supported.
Thanks to Justin Pryzby. Closes: #452723.
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format, 27 patches.
2009-10-21 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-18) unstable; urgency=low
* Renamed function 'getline' to 'procmail_getline' to avoid namespace
clash with modern POSIX. Fixes FTBFS with gcc 4.4. Closes: #549426.
Patch from Ubuntu. Thanks a lot.
2009-09-03 - Santiago Vila <>
procmail (3.22-17) unstable; urgency=medium
* Changed mailfold.c to fix off-by-one malloc error in writefolder()
which made procmail to crash. Closes: #474298, #484352.
* Do not ignore errors from make realclean.
* Cleanup of debian/rules.

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