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Mandrake: 'mutt' Remote buffer overflow Print E-mail
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Mandrake Joost Pol reported a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in the mutt email client.

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
________________________________________________________________________

Package name:           mutt
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2002:002
Date:                   January 8th, 2002
Affected versions:      7.1, 7.2, 8.0, 8.1, Corporate Server 1.0.1
________________________________________________________________________

Problem Description:

 Joost Pol reported a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in the mutt
 email client.  It is recommended that all mutt users upgrade their
 packages immediately.
________________________________________________________________________

References:

   http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3774
________________________________________________________________________

Updated Packages:

 Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
 dc0844339910b9ec881bcbda9386bc11  7.1/RPMS/mutt-1.2.5i-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
 08e163b11b3ed5db88cc835d98240a87  7.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.2.5i-6.1mdk.src.rpm

 Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
 edb37e0a3eff7cb05b5552e793cd9584  7.2/RPMS/mutt-1.2.5i-6.2mdk.i586.rpm
 da26b763cbd25cb70b7dc7ea0eb67f80  7.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.2.5i-6.2mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0:
 155bec67a9f85c0d83f47a9521a177eb  8.0/RPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 39c63a5b76b6956f0d750970c58ab952  8.0/SRPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0/ppc:
 0adec05415db85e16cd462380e695e34  ppc/8.0/RPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 39c63a5b76b6956f0d750970c58ab952  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 ed4d390b9b84dbff3a049b1f4b56aece  8.1/RPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 39c63a5b76b6956f0d750970c58ab952  8.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/ia64:
 bf0fb036e1fd4a263ff2f05fe3a0b29b  ia64/8.1/RPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 39c63a5b76b6956f0d750970c58ab952  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.3.25i-1.1mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 1.0.1:
 dc0844339910b9ec881bcbda9386bc11  1.0.1/RPMS/mutt-1.2.5i-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
 08e163b11b3ed5db88cc835d98240a87  1.0.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.2.5i-6.1mdk.src.rpm
________________________________________________________________________

Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

________________________________________________________________________

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".  A list of
FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig 

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

  https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
________________________________________________________________________

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security@linux-mandrake.com>


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