Debian Bug report logs - #338436
sylpheed-claws: Buffer overflow in LDIF/pine/mutt import

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Package: sylpheed-claws; Maintainer for sylpheed-claws is (unknown);

Reported by: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>

Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 09:18:13 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Fixed in version sylpheed-claws/1.0.5-2

Done: Ricardo Mones <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Debian Security Team <>, Ricardo Mones <>:
Bug#338436; Package sylpheed-claws. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: sylpheed-claws: Buffer overflow in LDIF/pine/mutt import
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 10:17:31 +0100
Package: sylpheed-claws
Severity: grave
Tags: security
Justification: user security hole

Buffer overflows have been found in Sylpheed-Claws's LDID/pine/mutt
address book import features. Quoting from the 1.9.100 release

* Buffer overflows in the address book 'Import LDIF/Mutt/Pine file'
  functions were fixed. This was a security hole. It only affected
  these address book import functions, but we recommend that everyone


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.14-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.ISO-8859-15@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Bug 338436 cloned as bug 339529. Request was from Ricardo Mones <> to Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Ricardo Mones <>
Subject: Bug#338436: fixed in sylpheed-claws 1.0.5-2
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:32:06 -0800
Source: sylpheed-claws
Source-Version: 1.0.5-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
sylpheed-claws, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/libsylpheed-claws-dev_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-clamav_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-dillo-viewer_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-i18n_1.0.5-2_all.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-image-viewer_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-pgpmime_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-plugins_1.0.5-2_all.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-scripts_1.0.5-2_all.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-spamassassin_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws-trayicon_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws_1.0.5-2.diff.gz
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws_1.0.5-2.dsc
  to pool/main/s/sylpheed-claws/sylpheed-claws_1.0.5-2_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Ricardo Mones <> (supplier of updated sylpheed-claws package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:37:51 +0100
Source: sylpheed-claws
Binary: sylpheed-claws sylpheed-claws-trayicon sylpheed-claws-pgpmime sylpheed-claws-scripts libsylpheed-claws-dev sylpheed-claws-clamav sylpheed-claws-dillo-viewer sylpheed-claws-plugins sylpheed-claws-i18n sylpheed-claws-spamassassin sylpheed-claws-image-viewer
Architecture: source i386 all
Version: 1.0.5-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Ricardo Mones <>
Changed-By: Ricardo Mones <>
 libsylpheed-claws-dev - Development files to build plugins for Sylpheed-Claws
 sylpheed-claws - Extended version of the Sylpheed mail client
 sylpheed-claws-clamav - Clam AntiVirus plugin for Sylpheed Claws
 sylpheed-claws-dillo-viewer - HTML viewer plugin for Sylpheed Claws using Dillo
 sylpheed-claws-i18n - Locale data for Sylpheed Claws (i18n support)
 sylpheed-claws-image-viewer - Image viewer plugin for Sylpheed Claws
 sylpheed-claws-pgpmime - PGP/MIME plugin for Sylpheed Claws
 sylpheed-claws-plugins - Various plugins for the Sylpheed Claws mail client
 sylpheed-claws-scripts - Helper scripts for Sylpheed and Sylpheed Claws
 sylpheed-claws-spamassassin - SpamAssassin plugin for Sylpheed Claws
 sylpheed-claws-trayicon - Notification area plugin for Sylpheed Claws
Closes: 338436 340027
 sylpheed-claws (1.0.5-2) unstable; urgency=high
   * Security upload (Closes: #338436)
   - Fixes CVE-2005-3354: Arbitrary code execution in Sylpheed
     Patch thanks Martin Schulze <>
   * debian/control
   - Built with libreadline5-dev.
   - Removed circular dependency with i18n (Closes: #340027)
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 8ee5c9d638fb4a9db86a2a8fb89133af 126582 mail optional sylpheed-claws-spamassassin_1.0.5-2_i386.deb
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