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Security update for perl-MIME-tools

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(Last modified: 26JAN2005)


solutions Security update for perl-MIME-tools SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (834e21d380d1b2637023095e68331b63)

Applies to

Package: perl-MIME-tools
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9802
Release: 20050126
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using perl-MIME-tools with virus scanners should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A bug when parsing empty MIME boundaries was fixed that allowed a mail virus
to slip through virus scanners undetected.

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 perl-MIME-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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