Debian DSA-906-1 : sylpheed - buffer overflows

medium Nessus Plugin ID 22772
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Colin Leroy discovered several buffer overflows in a number of importer routines in sylpheed, a light-weight e-mail client with GTK+, that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the sylpheed package.

The following matrix explains which versions fix this vulnerability

old stable (woody) stable (sarge) unstable (sid) sylpheed 0.7.4-4woody1 1.0.4-1sarge1 2.0.4-1 sylpheed-gtk1 n/a n/a 1.0.6-1 sylpheed-claws 0.7.4claws-3woody1 1.0.4-1sarge1 1.0.5-2 sylpheed-claws-gtk2 n/a n/a 1.9.100-1

See Also

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=338436

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-906

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22772

File Name: debian_DSA-906.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/14/2006

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:sylpheed, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 11/22/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/8/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3354

DSA: 906