Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDKSA-2004:010)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A bug in mutt was reported by Neils Heinen that could allow a remote
attacker to send a carefully crafted mail message that can cause mutt
to segfault and possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running
mutt.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.

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: 14110 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-010.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0078

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