FreeBSD : mutt -- buffer overflow vulnerability (863f95d3-3df1-11dc-b3d3-0016179b2dd5)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 25804
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSecurityfocus 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.