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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated mutt packages that fix a security issue are now available.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mutt is a text-mode mail user agent.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Mutt processes an overly
long namespace from a malicious imap server. In order to exploit this
flaw a user would have to use Mutt to connect to a malicious IMAP
Users of Mutt are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected mutt package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22045 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3242
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