Mutt < 1.4.1 / 1.5 Text Enriched Handler Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1299
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 handling routines for the text enriched MIME type. This vulnerability may allow malicious email messages to execute code in the context of the mutt user.
SolutionUpgrade to either 1.4.1 or 1.5. Patches/upgrades are available at www.mutt.org