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Slackware alert SSA:2006-207-01 (mutt)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] mutt (SSA:2006-207-01)
Date:  Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:24:44 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] mutt (SSA:2006-207-01) New mutt packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a possible security issue. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/mutt- Upgraded to mutt- This release fixes CVE-2006-3242, a buffer overflow that could be triggered by a malicious IMAP server. [Connecting to malicious IMAP servers must be common, right? -- Ed.] For more details, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ HINT: Getting slow download speeds from Give a try. This is another primary FTP site for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading from Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-) Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you. Updated package for Slackware 8.1: Updated package for Slackware 9.0: Updated package for Slackware 9.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.0: Updated package for Slackware 10.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.2: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 8.1 package: a28e088efe980f3b629fd291b3281eae mutt- Slackware 9.0 package: 2069ff5d3635106fc6f70f649a4ea51c mutt- Slackware 9.1 package: f662f9f3580261cf99e9c77a7386e8a0 mutt- Slackware 10.0 package: 550564cd80a3618ee80f30d2242c795e mutt- Slackware 10.1 package: c59433c5ca44d48d27ea29bcaabcf56e mutt- Slackware 10.2 package: 60561d151533a69efe59542db807bdcb mutt- Slackware -current package: 579d5974efdd071804ad5fbed5f1ab22 mutt- Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg mutt- +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFEx9b+akRjwEAQIjMRAiLoAJ0fgcL5JhXiXPAzpAcd830VARLaUwCeJqgF BAcvtm9EgpXS8uiWtBgilwQ= =6cy7 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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