SuSE Security Advisory: mutt-0.95.6 and earlierOct 01, 1999, 17:05 (3 Talkback[s])
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Date: 1 Oct 1999 10:47:34 +0200
SuSE Security Announcement
Package: mutt-0.95.6 and earlier
A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above. Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).
Other Linux distributions or operating systems might be affected as well, please contact your vendor for information about this issue.
Please note, that that we provide this information on "as-is" basis only. There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of the update package.
1. Problem Description
The mutt package has got a buffer overflow.
A "bad guy" could run processes with the previliges of the user
using mutt by sending a malicious formated e-mail.
Updated the package from our FTP server.
Here are the md5 checksums of the upgrade packages, please verify these before installing the new packages:
ed225966cae7c6d8d0c0f2a522c7e000 mutt-1.0pre3i-1.alpha.rpm (AXP 6.1) db82aa0d37d7729008112f26b1a271a6 mutt-1.0pre3i-1.src.rpm (AXP 6.1 Src) f1167ae910d6e542923d88be2e1a8fee mutt-1.0pre3i-1.i386.rpm (x86 6.1) 82098ce4f1c82481e06e97d511f878ab mutt-1.0pre3i-1.src.rpm (x86 6.1 Src) 8412cd2f82d838bad5d21e4f628fdbe7 mutt-1.0pre3i-0.i386.rpm (x86 6.2) 27613b0e89508c4724df9098a8418d88 mutt-1.0pre3i-0.src.rpm (x86 6.2 Src)
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