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<title>Sylpheed, Sylpheed-claws: Buffer overflow on message display</title>
<synopsis>
Sylpheed and Sylpheed-claws contain a vulnerability that can be triggered
when displaying messages with specially crafted attachments.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">sylpheed</product>
<announced>April 02, 2005</announced>
<revised>April 02, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>86541</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="mail-client/sylpheed" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.4</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="mail-client/sylpheed-claws" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Sylpheed is a lightweight email client and newsreader.
Sylpheed-claws is a 'bleeding edge' version of Sylpheed.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Sylpheed and Sylpheed-claws fail to properly handle messages
containing attachments with MIME-encoded filenames.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker can send a malicious email message which, when
displayed, would cause the program to crash, potentially allowing the
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
software.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Sylpheed users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=mail-client/sylpheed-1.0.4&quot;</code>
<p>
All Sylpheed-claws users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=mail-client/sylpheed-claws-1.0.4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://sylpheed.good-day.net/#changes">Sylpheed ChangeLog</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 31 Mar 2005 08:06:56 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 31 Mar 2005 08:07:15 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>