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OpenPKG alert OpenPKG-SA-2006.013 (mutt)

From:  OpenPKG <>
Subject:  [OpenPKG-SA-2006.013] OpenPKG Security Advisory (mutt)
Date:  Sat, 15 Jul 2006 18:39:55 +0200

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ________________________________________________________________________ OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project OpenPKG-SA-2006.013 15-Jul-2006 ________________________________________________________________________ Package: mutt Vulnerability: denial of service OpenPKG Specific: no Affected Releases: Affected Packages: Corrected Packages: OpenPKG CURRENT <= mutt-1.5.11i-20060622 >= mutt-1.5.12-20060715 OpenPKG 2-STABLE <= mutt-1.5.11i-2.20060622 >= mutt-1.5.11i-2.20060715 OpenPKG 2.5-RELEASE <= mutt-1.5.11i-2.5.0 >= mutt-1.5.11i-2.5.1 Description: According to a vendor security update based on hints from TAKAHASHI Tamotsu, a stack-based buffer overflow exists in the Mutt [1] mail user agent. The problem is in the browse_get_namespace() function in "imap/browse.c" which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) or execute arbitrary code via long namespaces received from the IMAP server. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project assigned the id CVE-2006-3242 [2] to the problem. ________________________________________________________________________ References: [1] [2] ________________________________________________________________________ For security reasons, this advisory was digitally signed with the OpenPGP public key "OpenPKG <>" (ID 63C4CB9F) of the OpenPKG project which you can retrieve from and hkp:// Follow the instructions on for details on how to verify the integrity of this advisory. ________________________________________________________________________ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPKG <> iD8DBQFEuRpGgHWT4GPEy58RAooOAJ4tTQrf3Bx+iJnMNdwPcSOba2VPQQCcCm6j ijLAjS6OWdasnQ91xC287Q4= =KIbm -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ______________________________________________________________________ The OpenPKG Project Project Announcement List

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