Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mutt (MDVSA-2015:078)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82331


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated mutt packages fix security vulnerability :

A flaw was discovered in mutt. A specially crafted mail header could cause mutt to crash, leading to a denial of service condition (CVE-2014-9116).

The mutt package has been updated to version 1.5.23 and patched to fix this issue.


Update the affected mutt, mutt-doc and / or mutt-utf8 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82331

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-078.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

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:mandriva:linux:mutt, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mutt-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mutt-utf8, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9116

MDVSA: 2015:078