FreeBSD : mutt -- buffer overflow vulnerability (863f95d3-3df1-11dc-b3d3-0016179b2dd5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Securityfocus reports :

Mutt is prone to a local buffer-overflow vulnerability because it
fails to properly bounds-check user-supplied input before using it in
a memory copy operation. An attacker can exploit this issue to execute
arbitrary code with the with the privileges of the victim. Failed
exploit attempts will result in a denial of service.

See also :

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0386.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?747e0fc8

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.7
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25804 (freebsd_pkg_863f95d33df111dcb3d30016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 24192

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2683

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