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Trustix Secure Linux Advisory: mutt

Feb 15, 2004, 19:49 (0 Talkback[s])

Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0006

Package name: mutt
Summary: remote crash
Date: 2004-02-13
Affected versions: Trustix 2.0

Package description:
Mutt is a text mode mail user agent. Mutt supports color, threading, arbitrary key remapping, and a lot of customization.

Problem description:
It was discovered that certain messages would cause mutt to crash. Mutt 1.4.2 fixes this bug. See CAN-2004-0078.

We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded. Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this package, you may want to remove it from your system.

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About Trustix Secure Linux:
Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to date from day one using swup, the automated software updater.

Automatic updates:
Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically installed using 'swup --upgrade'.

Public testing:
Most updates for Trustix are made available for public testing some time before release.
If you want to contribute by testing the various packages in the testing tree, please feel free to share your findings on the tsl-discuss mailinglist.
The testing tree is located at

You may also use swup for public testing of updates:

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MD5sums of the packages:

af3f777eb67ef6c40eacb156f30758a4 2.0/rpms/mutt-1.4.2-1tr.i586.rpm
3af99011808a6eb0132e452077529cf7 2.0/srpms/mutt-1.4.2-1tr.src.rpm

Trustix Security Team