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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Byrial Jensen discovered a couple of off-by-one buffer overflow in the
IMAP code of Mutt, a text-oriented mail reader supporting IMAP, MIME,
GPG, PGP and threading. This problem could potentially allow a remote
malicious IMAP server to cause a denial of service (crash) and
possibly execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted mail folder.
See also :
Upgrade the mutt package.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) is also affected by this problem
and an update will follow.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false