DSA 2416-1: notmuch security update
Posted on: 02/23/2012 08:38 PM

Updated notmuch packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2416-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
February 22, 2012 http://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

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: http://www.debian.org/security/

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