SuSE 11.3 Security Update : mutt (SAT Patch Number 10435)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83049

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

The mutt mail client has been updated to fix a heap-based buffer overflow in mutt_substrdup(). (CVE-2014-9116)

Additionally, a patch has been added to allow users to override the 'From' address when executing mutt in batch mode.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 10435.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=905481

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907453

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9116.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83049

File Name: suse_11_mutt-150310.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/24

Updated: 2015/04/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mutt, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9116