SuSE 11.3 Security Update : mutt (SAT Patch Number 10435)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The mutt mail client has been updated to fix a heap-based buffer
overflow in mutt_substrdup(). (CVE-2014-9116)

Additionally, a patch has been added to allow users to override the
'From' address when executing mutt in batch mode.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=905481
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907453
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9116.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10435.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83049 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9116

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