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    Debian: DSA-2416-1: notmuch security update

    Date 23 Feb 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Notmuch, an email indexer, did not sufficiently escape Emacs MML tags. When using the Emacs interface, a user could be tricked into replying to a maliciously formatted message which could lead to files from the local machine being attached to the outgoing
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2416-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
    February 22, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : notmuch
    Vulnerability  : information disclosure
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    
    It was discovered that Notmuch, an email indexer, did not sufficiently
    escape Emacs MML tags. When using the Emacs interface, a user could
    be tricked into replying to a maliciously formatted message which could
    lead to files from the local machine being attached to the outgoing
    message.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.3.1+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
    this problem has been fixed in version 0.11.1-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your notmuch packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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