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RHSA-2005-303: sylpheed

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sylpheed packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated sylpheed package that fixes a buffer overflow issue is now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Sylpheed is a GTK+ based fast email client.

A buffer overflow bug has been found in the way Sylpheed handles non-ASCII
characters in the header of a message to which a victim replies. A
carefully crafted email message could potentially permit a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if they reply to such a
message. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2005-0667 to this issue.

Users of Sylpheed should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch, and is not vulnerable to this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-303.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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