Slackware current : mutt remote exploit patched

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

An exploitable overflow has been found in the address handling code of
the mutt mail client version 1.2.5i supplied with Slackware 8.0. A new
mutt- has been released which addresses this problem, and
packages are now available for Slackware 8.0 and -current. We urge all
Slackware users to upgrade to this new version of mutt as soon as

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected mutt package.

Risk factor :


Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54850 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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