Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
TAKAHASHI Tamotsu discovered that mutt's IMAP backend did not
sufficiently check the validity of namespace strings. If an user
connects to a malicious IMAP server, that server could exploit this to
crash mutt or even execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
Update the affected mutt package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27882 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3242