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[OpenPKG-SA-2003.025] OpenPKG Security Advisory (mutt)
From: OpenPKG <openpkg () openpkg org>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 17:39:48 +0100

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OpenPKG Security Advisory                            The OpenPKG Project
http://www.openpkg.org/security.html              http://www.openpkg.org
openpkg-security () openpkg org                         openpkg () openpkg org
OpenPKG-SA-2003.025                                          20-Mar-2003

Package:             mutt
Vulnerability:       buffer overflow in IMAP client
OpenPKG Specific:    no

Affected Releases:   Affected Packages:        Corrected Packages:
OpenPKG CURRENT      <= mutt-1.4i-20030103     >= mutt-1.4.1i-20030320
OpenPKG 1.2          <= mutt-1.4i-1.2.0        >= mutt-1.4i-1.2.1
OpenPKG 1.1          <= mutt-1.4i-1.1.0        >= mutt-1.4i-1.1.1

Dependent Packages:  none

  According to a posting on Bugtraq [0], Edmund Grimley Evans fixed a
  buffer overflow which exists in the IMAP client code of the mail user
  agent Mutt [1]. The bug was found by Core Security Technologies [2].

  Please check whether you are affected by running "<prefix>/bin/rpm -q
  mutt". If you have the "mutt" package installed and its version is
  affected (see above), we recommend that you immediately upgrade it
  (see Solution). [3][4]

  Select the updated source RPM appropriate for your OpenPKG release
  [5][6], fetch it from the OpenPKG FTP service [7][8] or a mirror
  location, verify its integrity [9], build a corresponding binary RPM
  from it [3] and update your OpenPKG installation by applying the binary
  RPM [4]. For the current release OpenPKG 1.2, perform the following
  operations to permanently fix the security problem (for other releases
  adjust accordingly).

  $ ftp ftp.openpkg.org
  ftp> bin
  ftp> cd release/1.2/UPD
  ftp> get mutt-1.4i-1.2.1.src.rpm
  ftp> bye
  $ <prefix>/bin/rpm -v --checksig mutt-1.4i-1.2.1.src.rpm
  $ <prefix>/bin/rpm --rebuild mutt-1.4i-1.2.1.src.rpm
  $ su -
  # <prefix>/bin/rpm -Fvh <prefix>/RPM/PKG/mutt-1.4i-1.2.1.*.rpm

  [0] http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/315679
  [1] http://www.mutt.org/
  [2] http://www.corest.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=310&idxseccion=10
  [3] http://www.openpkg.org/tutorial.html#regular-source
  [4] http://www.openpkg.org/tutorial.html#regular-binary
  [5] ftp://ftp.openpkg.org/release/1.1/UPD/mutt-1.4i-1.1.1.src.rpm
  [6] ftp://ftp.openpkg.org/release/1.2/UPD/mutt-1.4i-1.2.1.src.rpm
  [7] ftp://ftp.openpkg.org/release/1.1/UPD/
  [8] ftp://ftp.openpkg.org/release/1.2/UPD/
  [9] http://www.openpkg.org/security.html#signature

For security reasons, this advisory was digitally signed with
the OpenPGP public key "OpenPKG <openpkg () openpkg org>" (ID 63C4CB9F)
of the OpenPKG project which you can find under the official URL
http://www.openpkg.org/openpkg.pgp or on http://keyserver.pgp.com/. To
check the integrity of this advisory, verify its digital signature by
using GnuPG (http://www.gnupg.org/). For instance, pipe this message to
the command "gpg --verify --keyserver keyserver.pgp.com".

Comment: OpenPKG <openpkg () openpkg org>


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