Mutt < 1.5.11 imap/browse.c Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3172

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Mutt email client that contains a buffer overflow. It is alleged that an attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote system.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5.11 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3172

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2005/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1333

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2642, CVE-2006-3242

BID: 18642, 14596