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Debian: DSA-3452-1: claws-mail security update

Date 23 Jan 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
"DrWhax" of the Tails project reported that Claws Mail is missing range checks in some text conversion functions. A remote attacker could exploit this to run arbitrary code under the account of a user that receives a message from them using Claws Mail.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3452-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                            Ben Hutchings
January 23, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : claws-mail
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8614

"DrWhax" of the Tails project reported that Claws Mail is missing
range checks in some text conversion functions.  A remote attacker
could exploit this to run arbitrary code under the account of a user
that receives a message from them using Claws Mail.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.8.1-2+deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.11.1-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your claws-mail packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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