mutt

Description:A small but very powerful text-based mail client
License: GPL-2
Homepage:http://www.mutt.org/
Location:Portage
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USE flags

  • berkdb - Enable sys-libs/db database backend for header caching
  • crypt - Add support for encryption -- using mcrypt or gpg where applicable
  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • gdbm - Enable sys-libs/gdbm database backend for header caching
  • gnutls - Prefer net-libs/gnutls as SSL/TLS provider (ineffective with USE=-ssl)
  • gpg - Enable support for app-crypt/gpgme
  • gpgme - Build gpgme backend to support S/MIME, PGP/MIME and traditional/inline PGP
  • hcache - Enable header cache, one database backend needs to be enabled
  • idn - Enable support for Internationalized Domain Names
  • imap - Add support for IMAP (Internet Mail Application Protocol)
  • kerberos - Add kerberos support
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • lmdb - Enable dev-db/lmdb database backend for header caching
  • mbox - Add support for mbox (/var/spool/mail) style mail spools
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • nntp - Add support for newsgroups (Network News Transfer Protocol)
  • notmuch - Enable support for net-mail/notmuch
  • pgp_classic - Build classic_pgp backend to support PGP/MIME and traditional/inline PGP
  • pop - Enable support for POP3 mailboxes
  • prefix - Defines if a Gentoo Prefix offset installation is used
  • qdbm - Add support for the qdbm (Quick Database Manager) library
  • sasl - Add support for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • slang - Add support for the slang text display library (it's like ncurses, but different)
  • smime - Enable support for smime
  • smime_classic - Build classic_smime backend to support S/MIME
  • smtp - Enable support for direct SMTP delivery
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • tokyocabinet - Enable dev-db/tokyocabinet database backend for header caching
  • vanilla - Do not add extra patches which change default behaviour; DO NOT USE THIS ON A GLOBAL SCALE as the severity of the meaning changes drastically

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 2 years normal Mutt: Heap-based buffer overflow
about 5 years high Mutt: Arbitrary code execution
about 13 years normal Mutt: Buffer overflow

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