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[SECURITY] [DSA 2921-1] xbuffy security update May 04 2014 09:04PM
Yves-Alexis Perez (corsac debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2921-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez
May 04, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xbuffy
CVE ID : CVE-2014-0469

Michael Niedermayer discovered a vulnerability in xbuffy, an utility for
displaying message count in mailbox and newsgroup accounts.

By sending carefully crafted messages to a mail or news account
monitored by xbuffy, an attacker can trigger a stack-based buffer
overflow, leading to xbuffy crash or even remote code execution.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb6u1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3.bl.3.dfsg-9.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3.bl.3.dfsg-9.

We recommend that you upgrade your xbuffy packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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