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[DSA096] DSA-096-2 mutt

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-096-2 mutt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Joost Pol found a buffer overflow in the address handling code of
mutt (a popular mail user agent). Even though this is a one byte
overflow this is exploitable.

This has been fixed upstream in version 1.2.5.1 and 1.3.25. The
relevant patch has been added to version 1.2.5-5 of the Debian
package.



Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-096
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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