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Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2014 21:44:12 -0700
From: Tavis Ormandy <>
Subject: Re: heap overflow in procmail

Rich Felker <> wrote:
> Unless I'm misunderstanding your report, the problem is in the formail
> utility which comes with procmail, not procmail itself. This should be
> clarified in the title of the vuln, perhaps as "heap overflow in
> procmail's formail utility" rather than "heap overflow in procmail".
> Rich

I'm not sure what "title" you mean, are you referring to my email subject?
If you are, I think "<problem> in <package>" is pretty reasonable, but
perhaps this is subjective (hah!).


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