Bug 150687 - CAN-2005-0667 sylpheed buffer overflow
CAN-2005-0667 sylpheed buffer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sylpheed (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Akira TAGOH
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Reported: 2005-03-09 13:12 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-18 04:20:53 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:303 high SHIPPED_LIVE Important: sylpheed security update 2005-03-18 00:00:00 EST

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Description Josh Bressers 2005-03-09 13:12:54 EST
Buffer overflow in Sylpheed before 1.0.3 and other versions before 1.9.5 allows
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an e-mail message with certain
headers containing non-ASCII characters that are not properly handled when the
user replies to the message.

The upstream patch is here:
Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2005-03-09 17:04:19 EST
should be fixed in 0.5.0-3.EL21
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-18 04:20:53 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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