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Security update for mutt

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(Last modified: 25JUN2007)


solutions Security update for mutt SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4ab149bab93f9785bf46bd10d78c8431)

Applies to

Package: mutt
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 3752
Release: 20070625
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update of mutt fixes a vulnerability in the APOP implementation that
allows an active attacker to guess three bytes of the password.
(CVE-2007-1558)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mutt.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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