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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SSA- mutt remote exploit patched

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA mutt remote exploit patched

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
An exploitable overflow has been found in the address handling code of the
mutt mail client version 1.2.5i supplied with Slackware 8.0. A new
mutt-1.2.5.1 has been released which addresses this problem, and packages
are now available for Slackware 8.0 and -current.

We urge all Slackware users to upgrade to this new version of mutt as soon
as possible.



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Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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