Mutt < 1.4.1 / 1.5 Address Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1297
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of the Mutt email client that contains a buffer overflow in the email address handling routines. Exploitation of this overflow by an attacker may allow arbitrary code execution in the context of the Mutt user.
SolutionUpgrade to either 1.4.1 or 1.5. Patches/upgrades are available at www.mutt.org