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SSA-2004-049-02 metamail security update Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2004-049-02 metamail security update
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Metamail is a set of utilities for processing MIME mail.
New metamail packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1,
and -current. These fix two format string bugs and two buffer
overflows which could lead to unauthorized code execution.
Thanks to Ulf Hä
rnhammar for discovering these problems and
providing a patch.
More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.