FreeBSD : mutt -- denial of service, potential remote code execution (eb426e82-ab68-11e3-9d09-000c2980a9f3)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73050


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Beatrice Torracca and Evgeni Golov report :

A buffer overflow has been discovered that could result in denial of service or potential execution of arbitrary code.

This condition can be triggered by malformed RFC2047 header lines


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73050

File Name: freebsd_pkg_eb426e82ab6811e39d09000c2980a9f3.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 3/17/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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: 3/14/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0467