ANNOUNCE: MIME-Tools security patch
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jun 7 15:46:02 IST 2002
At 14:43 07/06/2002, you wrote:
>On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Julian Field wrote:
> > A very nice person on the Bugtraq mailing list has found some potential
> > security problems with the current stable release of the MIME-Tools module
> > which is used by MailScanner. These are likely to be exploited fairly soon
> > as the hackers all read Bugtraq too.
> > A patch to correct these problems is attached to this message.
> > [...]
>Presumably CPAN's MIME::Tools will be updated to incorporate such a patch?
>Was there an indication of timescale for any such updates?
There has so far been no response published by the author.
Keep an eye on www.zeegee.com to see whether he has anything to say on the
Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ
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