Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDKSA-2006:115)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow in the browse_get_namespace function in
imap/browse.c of Mutt allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via long namespaces received
from the IMAP server.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected mutt and / or mutt-utf8 packages.

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: 21777 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-115.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3242

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