Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDKSA-2002:002-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Joost Pol reported a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in the mutt
email client. It is recommended that all mutt users upgrade their
packages immediately.

Update :

The previous packages released for 8.x were unable to recall postponed
messages due to an incorrect patch. These new packages also provide
the compressed folders patch that was unavailable when MDKSA-2002:002
was announced.

Solution :

Update the affected mutt package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13910 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-002.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 3774

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0001

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