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Debian: New gmime2.2 packages fix arbitrary code execution

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the MIME library GMime might lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2082-1                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 02, 2010             
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Package        : gmime2.2
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2010-0409

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the MIME library GMime might
lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.22-2+lenny2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.25-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gmime2.2 packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1401 ee8a3bfc09aaa29c015ed41c5c64b67f
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1064237 c5c2cd8c94dc26b18c5524d70eb2971d
   Size/MD5 checksum:    17500 dd72f21c5228d428c826f95a80fbe411

Architecture independent packages:
   Size/MD5 checksum:   108528 9e3d64264b125ad02bdfd63f4140c5a0
   Size/MD5 checksum:   180604 c8c63b434d77e75f3a5119946f1bc9ad

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   225274 23d66bf390138fbac4fa410a20343cc2
   Size/MD5 checksum:   347220 cb4e8e5d8b06ade540827d8688e7f77a

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   275366 fc179fa46f2c04ba4f3780e76452bc59
   Size/MD5 checksum:   212108 656635df2abd04863d0dfd4f743505ff

arm architecture (ARM)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   193486 806b92435d3e9f54f822f93d6565381a
   Size/MD5 checksum:   255280 584045a97ea6d10dd8222b86777677f8

armel architecture (ARM EABI)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   255824 c6ddb0454fd77cf97761abe97b5d8da1
   Size/MD5 checksum:   196376 0c3d19cc7ec906a468b24a3dde738a7d

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   298224 d3f0860f1e26f1c34c06bac16d9d3ac3
   Size/MD5 checksum:   224606 e7a807b9e7a8a676a8870589a832ffce

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   201216 cc47e2077eeda73b680afed854ef69b1
   Size/MD5 checksum:   253906 69891fcb89d04b5d4645e5c7ee660583

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   353182 e0c8c457c0951e8726ab8d676975efd9
   Size/MD5 checksum:   263144 47d7efaa2f0b20d2b88c75aeff9910a7

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   197096 cfb1d5013aecea561e200c4b918cb064
   Size/MD5 checksum:   294200 cfaaca5779c560adf0f558fc1176a6bf

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   278084 f63c943d92c5ddf940f110aefcf6bdc9
   Size/MD5 checksum:   222436 2b4e56e87b682bfd545573bead6b343e

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   265136 25a897c072a4011d12a72408fc510aa0
   Size/MD5 checksum:   202074 153bc80b2109ee1ed7659f03aa291bd0

 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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