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[DSA841] DSA-841-1 mailutils Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-841-1 mailutils

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

A format string vulnerability has been discovered in GNU mailutils
which contains utilities for handling mail that allows a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the IMAP server.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.1-4sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.90-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your mailutils package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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