GLSA-201701-04 : Mutt: Heap-based buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96235
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-04 (Mutt: Heap-based buffer overflow)
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in Mutt’s mutt_substrdup function.
A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Mutt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/mutt-1.5.23-r5'