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Re: unix and email viruses

On 3/2/08, Andrew Sackville-West <andrew@farwestbilliards.com> wrote:

> The potential hole I see in mutt is not actually a hole in mutt but in
> various helpers used by mutt users. For example, many of us use w3m or
> links or some other text browser to dump html messages to plain text

For that to work, various helper apps would have to be run as root or
with root privileges. Normally i would not suspect a pic or other
'data' to try and be executable anyway.

> A

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