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[slackware-security]  metamail security update (SSA:2004-049-02)

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 Härnhammar for discovering these problems and
providing a patch.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0104
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0105


Here are the details from the Slackware 9.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
Wed Feb 18 03:44:42 PST 2004
patches/packages/metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz:  Patched two format string
  bugs and two buffer overflows in metamail which could lead to
  unauthorized code execution.  Thanks to Ulf Härnhammar for discovering
  these problems and providing a patch.
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


WHERE TO FIND THE NEW PACKAGE:
+-----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/metamail-2.7-i386-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/metamail-2.7-i386-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz


MD5 SIGNATURES:
+-------------+

Slackware 8.1 package:
2472a9ac8eefc7d919c0dff517651be6  metamail-2.7-i386-2.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
4f283c4ad8429fd0e9ed92f3e95e93c7  metamail-2.7-i386-2.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
d9947ffb77c68930ed4826dfab4af91b  metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
d9947ffb77c68930ed4826dfab4af91b  metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the metamail package with upgradepkg:

# upgradepkg metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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