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
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73017 ()
Bugtraq ID: 66165
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0467
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