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mutt: getting segfault when setting format string of "spam" option to ""

Package: mutt; Maintainer for mutt is (unknown);

Reported by: Antoine Finch <>

Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2019 21:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

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From: Antoine Finch <>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: mutt: getting segfault when setting format string of "spam" option to ""
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2019 20:40:48 +0000
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Package: mutt
Version: 1.10.1-2.1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

    Getting segfault when starting mutt after setting the format
    string of the "spam" option (see mutt manual section 3.25) to "".

-- Package-specific info:
Mutt 1.10.1 (2018-07-13)
Copyright (C) 1996-2016 Michael R. Elkins and others.
Mutt comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `mutt -vv'.
Mutt is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions; type `mutt -vv' for details.

System: Linux (x86_64)
ncurses: ncurses 6.1.20181013 (compiled with 6.1)
libidn: 1.33 (compiled with 1.33)
hcache backend: tokyocabinet 1.4.48

Using built-in specs.
Target: x86_64-linux-gnu
Configured with: ../src/configure -v --with-pkgversion='Debian 8.3.0-7' --with-bugurl=file:///usr/share/doc/gcc-8/README.Bugs --enable-languages=c,ada,c++,go,brig,d,fortran,objc,obj-c++ --prefix=/usr --with-gcc-major-version-only --program-suffix=-8 --program-prefix=x86_64-linux-gnu- --enable-shared --enable-linker-build-id --libexecdir=/usr/lib --without-included-gettext --enable-threads=posix --libdir=/usr/lib --enable-nls --enable-bootstrap --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-libstdcxx-time=yes --with-default-libstdcxx-abi=new --enable-gnu-unique-object --disable-vtable-verify --enable-libmpx --enable-plugin --enable-default-pie --with-system-zlib --with-target-system-zlib --enable-objc-gc=auto --enable-multiarch --disable-werror --with-arch-32=i686 --with-abi=m64 --with-multilib-list=m32,m64,mx32 --enable-multilib --with-tune=generic --enable-offload-targets=nvptx-none --without-cuda-driver --enable-checking=release --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --host=x86_64-linux-gnu --target=x86_64-linux-gnu
Thread model: posix
gcc version 8.3.0 (Debian 8.3.0-7) 

Configure options: '--build=x86_64-linux-gnu' '--prefix=/usr' '--includedir=\${prefix}/include' '--mandir=\${prefix}/share/man' '--infodir=\${prefix}/share/info' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--localstatedir=/var' '--disable-silent-rules' '--libdir=\${prefix}/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' '--libexecdir=\${prefix}/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' '--disable-maintainer-mode' '--disable-dependency-tracking' '--with-mailpath=/var/mail' '--enable-compressed' '--enable-debug' '--enable-fcntl' '--enable-hcache' '--enable-gpgme' '--enable-imap' '--enable-smtp' '--enable-pop' '--enable-sidebar' '--enable-nntp' '--enable-dotlock' '--disable-fmemopen' '--with-curses' '--with-gnutls' '--with-gss' '--with-idn' '--with-mixmaster' '--with-sasl' '--without-gdbm' '--without-bdb' '--without-qdbm' '--with-tokyocabinet' 'build_alias=x86_64-linux-gnu' 'CFLAGS=-g -O2 -fdebug-prefix-map=/home/lamby/temp/cdt.20190525095611.wDDr64yqq1.db.mutt/mutt-1.10.1=. -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat -Werror=format-security' 'LDFLAGS=-Wl,-z,relro -Wl,-z,now' 'CPPFLAGS=-Wdate-time -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2'

Compilation CFLAGS: -Wall -pedantic -Wno-long-long -g -O2 -fdebug-prefix-map=/home/lamby/temp/cdt.20190525095611.wDDr64yqq1.db.mutt/mutt-1.10.1=. -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat -Werror=format-security

Compile options:

To contact the developers, please mail to <>.
To report a bug, please contact the Mutt maintainers via gitlab:

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux beowulf/ceres
Release:	10
Codename:	n/a
Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux amd64
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages mutt depends on:
ii  libassuan0        2.5.2-1
ii  libc6             2.28-10
ii  libcom-err2       1.44.5-1
ii  libgnutls30       3.6.7-3
ii  libgpg-error0     1.35-1
ii  libgpgme11        1.12.0-6
ii  libgssapi-krb5-2  1.17-2
ii  libidn11          1.33-2.2
ii  libk5crypto3      1.17-2
ii  libkrb5-3         1.17-2
ii  libncursesw6      6.1+20181013-2
ii  libsasl2-2        2.1.27+dfsg-1
ii  libtinfo6         6.1+20181013-2
ii  libtokyocabinet9  1.4.48-12

Versions of packages mutt recommends:
ii  libsasl2-modules  2.1.27+dfsg-1
ii  locales           2.28-10
ii  mime-support      3.62

Versions of packages mutt suggests:
ii  aspell                              0.60.7~20110707-6
ii  ca-certificates                     20190110
pn  default-mta | mail-transport-agent  <none>
ii  gnupg                               2.2.12-1
ii  ispell                              3.4.00-6+b1
pn  mixmaster                           <none>
ii  openssl                             1.1.1b-2
ii  urlview                             0.9-21

Versions of packages mutt is related to:
ii  mutt  1.10.1-2.1

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