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Debian alert DSA-1108-1 (mutt)

From:  Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 1108-1] New mutt packages fix arbitrary code execution
Date:  Tue, 11 Jul 2006 00:11:11 +0200

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 1108-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff Jul 11th, 2006 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : mutt Vulnerability : buffer overflow Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2006-3242 Debian Bug : 375828 It was discovered that the mutt mail reader performs insufficient validation of values returned from an IMAP server, which might overflow a buffer and potentially lead to the injection of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.9-2sarge2. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.11+cvs20060403-2. We recommend that you upgrade your mutt package. Upgrade Instructions - -------------------- wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file. If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below: apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration. Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge - -------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 775 6dded70d1b853282f90168f83a3da833 Size/MD5 checksum: 94233 7c72a620b8772515556b986bfb93b0fb Size/MD5 checksum: 3033253 587dd1d8f44361b73b82ef64eb30c3a0 Alpha architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1530480 f93c6b6e3d599a00d8927cc67c1ce691 AMD64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1442518 aeb593803115ca292f2112fbf44106fc ARM architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1420526 569e402f7715c2116d0445dedd8a419f Intel IA-32 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1416838 e38785e2498fca52d8a7bbefae26fa94 Intel IA-64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1626542 2aa9e0061439f25598ce205ef680acc1 HP Precision architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1467244 5731fe300b59d268423108e5073c29ac Motorola 680x0 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1370346 a9acf01e90144e69d06f5ab94984e3fa Big endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1474126 ed6c9bd33b9f3173dac03c9bc8da120a Little endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1472642 b1693682bf38da32054e638c37b6ab56 PowerPC architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1446202 6226966d71933436a2909dfc9a9c57a8 IBM S/390 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1444064 50bcd604cf4ebe69d4bd4e11c44cdb88 Sun Sparc architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1417006 056963151226667c293f13c4b8a2db88 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update. - --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFEstAcXm3vHE4uyloRAoyjAKDJ0AHvdlXXjNl+FUq5VFzk/ZCM8wCfZ/Tr wOSRNhC+EzSkLuBEMiZmlXc= =akN4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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