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[DSA841] DSA-841-1 mailutils

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-841-1 mailutils

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A format string vulnerability has been discovered in GNU mailutils
which contains utilities for handling mail that permits a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the IMAP server.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.1-4sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.90-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your mailutils package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-841
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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