Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDKSA-2006:115)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21777
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected mutt and / or mutt-utf8 packages.