Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 181665
CVE-2006-0709 Metamail heap based buffer overflow
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:55 EST
Metamail heap based buffer overflow
A bug was found in the way metmail processes boundaries in mail
messages. This issue is a pretty standard heap based buffer overflow.
The Debian bug has a reproducer and a patch.
This issue has been rated as Important since the elm mail reader uses
metamail to handle MIME messages.
Created attachment 124705 [details]
Reproducer that crashes on RHEL2.1
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
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