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Name: Pufferüberlauf in sylpheed
ID: RHSA-2005:303-01
Distribution: Red Hat
Plattformen: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Datum: So, 20. März 2005, 12:00
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0667
Applikationen: Sylpheed

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: sylpheed security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2005:303-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-303.html
Issue date: 2005-03-18
Updated on: 2005-03-18
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Keywords: buffer overflow
CVE Names: CAN-2005-0667
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1. Summary:

An updated sylpheed package that fixes a buffer overflow issue is now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386

3. Problem description:

Sylpheed is a GTK+ based fast email client.

A buffer overflow bug has been found in the way Sylpheed handles non-ASCII
characters in the header of a message to which a victim replies. A
carefully crafted email message could potentially allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if they reply to such a
message. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CAN-2005-0667 to this issue.

Users of Sylpheed should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch, and is not vulnerable to this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

150687 - CAN-2005-0667 sylpheed buffer overflow

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm
8b6c86548aa1e9c54f0d017c00e145cb sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm

i386:
4cc680f7f44dc289cfe8350cc5d2a5f8 sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
7b067a34374921415a498662db9c98ee sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm
8b6c86548aa1e9c54f0d017c00e145cb sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm

ia64:
7b067a34374921415a498662db9c98ee sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm
8b6c86548aa1e9c54f0d017c00e145cb sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm

i386:
4cc680f7f44dc289cfe8350cc5d2a5f8 sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm
8b6c86548aa1e9c54f0d017c00e145cb sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.src.rpm

i386:
4cc680f7f44dc289cfe8350cc5d2a5f8 sylpheed-0.5.0-3.EL21.1.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0667

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.

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