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Mutt < 1.4.1 / 1.5 IMAP Remote Folder Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Mutt email client that may be vulnerable to a buffer overrun. A specially crafted folder on an IMAP server may be able to trigger these overflow conditions and cause the mutt client to crash.

Solution

Upgrade to either 1.4.1 or 1.5. Patches/upgrades are available at www.mutt.org