Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Beatrice Torracca and Evgeni Golov discovered a buffer overflow in
mutt while expanding addresses when parsing email headers. An attacker
could specially craft an email to cause mutt to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking mutt.
Update the affected mutt and / or mutt-patched packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false