Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDVSA-2015:078)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated mutt packages fix security vulnerability :

A flaw was discovered in mutt. A specially crafted mail header could
cause mutt to crash, leading to a denial of service condition
(CVE-2014-9116).

The mutt package has been updated to version 1.5.23 and patched to fix
this issue.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0509.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82331 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9116

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