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[DSA995] DSA-995-1 metamail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Ulf Härnhammar discovered a buffer overflow in metamail, an
implementation of MIME (Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions), that
could lead to a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary
code when processing messages.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your metamail package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-995
Threat Level: High
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