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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:

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