Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDKSA-2003:041-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in the mutt text-mode email client in
the IMAP code. This vulnerability can be exploited by a malicious IMAP
server to crash mutt or even execute arbitrary code with the privilege
of the user running mutt.

Update :

The packages for Mandrake Linux 9.1 and 9.1/PPC were not GPG-signed.
This has been fixed and as a result the md5sums have changed. Thanks
to Mark Lyda for pointing this out.

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)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14025 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-041.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0140

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