mutt (SSA:2006-207-01)
Posted on: 07/27/2006 09:05 AM

New mutt packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a possible security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to mutt-
This release fixes CVE-2006-3242, a buffer overflow that could be triggered
by a malicious IMAP server.
[Connecting to malicious IMAP servers must be common, right? -- Ed.]
For more details, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
a28e088efe980f3b629fd291b3281eae mutt-

Slackware 9.0 package:
2069ff5d3635106fc6f70f649a4ea51c mutt-

Slackware 9.1 package:
f662f9f3580261cf99e9c77a7386e8a0 mutt-

Slackware 10.0 package:
550564cd80a3618ee80f30d2242c795e mutt-

Slackware 10.1 package:
c59433c5ca44d48d27ea29bcaabcf56e mutt-

Slackware 10.2 package:
60561d151533a69efe59542db807bdcb mutt-

Slackware -current package:
579d5974efdd071804ad5fbed5f1ab22 mutt-

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mutt-


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