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Fedora Core 2 2005-224: sylpheed Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the sylpheed package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-224 (sylpheed).
This program is an X based fast email client which has features
o user-friendly and intuitive interface
o integrated NetNews client (partially implemented)
o ability of keyboard-only operation
o Mew/Wanderlust-like key bind
o multipart MIME
o unlimited multiple account handling
o message queueing
o assortment function
o XML-based address book
See /usr/share/doc/sylpheed*/README for more information.
* Thu Mar 17 2005 Akira TAGOH - 1.0.3-0.FC2
- New upstream release.
- contains the possible buffer overflow issue.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=493
Threat Level: High
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