Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDKSA-2001:031)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A format string vulnerability was present in the IMAP code in versions
of the mutt email client previous to 1.2.5. This had the effect that a
compromised or malicious IMAP server could possibly execute code on
the local machine.

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: 61905 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0473

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