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Mandrake: mutt Denial of service vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake A carefully crafted mail message can cause mutt to segfault and possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running mutt.


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           mutt
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:010
 Date:                   February 11th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1

 Problem Description:

 A bug in mutt was reported by Neils Heinen that could allow a remote
 attacker to send a carefully crafted mail message that can cause mutt
 to segfault and possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running
 The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.


 Updated Packages:
 Corporate Server 2.1:
 9bc44748af1cb08ab42af19ae66b2bd3  corporate/2.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 4988bcd3dfada99b7aba26f65662c0c0  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 9ad9b5c92a2af1e7a9ecb4f4dbadfd3f  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 4988bcd3dfada99b7aba26f65662c0c0  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1:
 bd20ea8a4ed852602e269e1ec637e822  9.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.i586.rpm
 4bfe4f092a63e96ada255bfc6e5a4c0e  9.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
 ab9886dbc9a906669c2827bf1b0f51e7  ppc/9.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 4bfe4f092a63e96ada255bfc6e5a4c0e  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2:
 6e3c3843611f49a20894f1cb0c64c760  9.2/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 7a38e74fb7e1b11f1add65ac8f5a1e2a  9.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
 a3aa8bcdd20b8fb56c366818a10f3a9d  amd64/9.2/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 7a38e74fb7e1b11f1add65ac8f5a1e2a  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

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

 A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

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

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

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

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

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

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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