openSUSE 10 Security Update : mutt (mutt-3751)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 27355


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of mutt fixes a vulnerability in the APOP implementation that allows an active attacker to guess three bytes of the password.


Update the affected mutt package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 27355

File Name: suse_mutt-3751.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mutt, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1558