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[GLSA-200405-17] Multiple vulnerabilities in metamail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Multiple vulnerabilities in metamail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-17
(Multiple vulnerabilities in metamail)


Ulf Harnhammar found two format string bugs and two buffer overflow bugs in
Metamail.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a malicious email message and execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the process calling the Metamail program.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0104
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0105


Solution:
All users of Metamail should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-mail/metamail-2.7.45.3"
# emerge ">=net-mail/metamail-2.7.45.3"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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