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metamail-2.7-7.5 RPM for i386

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Name: metamail Distribution: Biltmore
Version: 2.7 Vendor: Red Hat Software
Release: 7.5 Build date: Wed Jul 1 00:12:36 1998
Group: Applications/Mail Build host:
Size: 349069 Source RPM: metamail-2.7-7.5.src.rpm
Packager: Red Hat Software <>
Summary: Collection of MIME handling utilities
Metamail is an implementation of MIME, the Multipurpose Internet Mail
Extensions, a proposed standard for multimedia mail on the Internet.
Metamail implements MIME, and also implements extensibility and
configuration via the "mailcap" mechanism described in an
informational RFC that is a companion to the MIME document.






* Wed Jul 01 1998 Erik Troan <>
  - backported to Red Hat 4.2
* Wed Jun 24 1998 Alan Cox <>
  - Here we go again. One more quoting issue.
* Tue Jun 23 1998 Alan Cox <>
  - If you want to know how not to write secure software
    then metamail is a good worked example. Mind you to
    be fair the original author wrote it as a prototype
    MIME tool and it stuck. Anyway it might actually be
    safe now. More from the Linux Security Audit Project.
* Wed Jun 17 1998 Alan Cox <>
  - Round and round the tmp fixes go
    Where they stop nobody knows
    More holes in metamail fixed - (Linux Security Audit Project)
* Wed May 20 1998 Prospector System <>
  - translations modified for de
* Wed May 20 1998 Alan Cox <>
  - Fixed the quoting bug in sun mail handling noted by Chris Evans and
    a while back via bugtraq.
* Fri May 08 1998 Prospector System <>
  - translations modified for de, fr, tr
* Sat Oct 25 1997 Erik Troan <>
  - added security fix for uudecode 
  - requires mktemp, sharutils
* Fri Jul 11 1997 Erik Troan <>
  - built against glibc
* Wed Apr 23 1997 Erik Troan <>
  Added security patch from Olaf for csh escapes.



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