SSA-18695 mutt remote exploit patched

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update.

Description :

An exploitable overflow has been found in the address handling code of the
mutt mail client version 1.2.5i supplied with Slackware 8.0. A new
mutt- has been released which addresses this problem, and packages
are now available for Slackware 8.0 and -current.

We urge all Slackware users to upgrade to this new version of mutt as soon
as possible.

Solution :

Update the packages that are referenced in the security advisory.

Risk factor :


Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18695 ()

Bugtraq ID:


Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now