Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 : Mutt buffer overflow in IMAP support
High Nessus Plugin ID 54859
SynopsisThe remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe mutt mail client packages in Slackware 8.1 and 9.0 have been upgraded to mutt-1.4.1i to fix a security problem discovered by Core Security Technologies. This issue may allow a remote attacker controlling a malicious IMAP server to execute code on your machine as the user running mutt if you connect to the IMAP server using mutt.
All sites running mutt are advised to upgrade.
SolutionUpdate the affected mutt package.