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Re: [suse-security-announce] SUSE Security Summary Report SUSE-SR:2006:005
  • From: Frank Steiner <fsteiner-mail1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 17:13:15 +0100
  • Message-id: <44086B1B.8080900@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

Marcus Meissner wrote

- metamail buffer overflow

A buffer overflow was found in metamail. This bug could be exploited
remotely to execute arbitrary code by handcrafting specific
boundary tags.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-0709 and affects
all SUSE Linux products containing metamail.

an update for 9.1 is missing at
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.1/rpm/i586/

(16:12:00 +000)

cu,
Frank

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