FreeBSD : Buffer overflow in Mutt 1.4 (67c05283-5d62-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37471


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Mutt 1.4 contains a buffer overflow that could be exploited with a specially formed message, causing Mutt to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37471

File Name: freebsd_pkg_67c052835d6211d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-mutt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mutt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0078