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Fedora Core 2 2005-224: sylpheed

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sylpheed package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-224 (sylpheed).

This program is an X based fast email client which has features
like:
o user-friendly and intuitive interface
o integrated NetNews client (partially implemented)
o ability of keyboard-only operation
o Mew/Wanderlust-like key bind
o multipart MIME
o unlimited multiple account handling
o message queueing
o assortment function
o XML-based address book

See /usr/share/doc/sylpheed*/README for more information.


* Thu Mar 17 2005 Akira TAGOH - 1.0.3-0.FC2

- New upstream release.
- contains the possible buffer overflow issue.
CVE-2005-0667



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=493
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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