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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:010: mutt

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mutt package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:010 (mutt).


A bug in mutt was reported by Neils Heinen that could permit a remote attacker to
send a carefully crafted mail message that can cause mutt to segfault and
possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running mutt.
The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:010
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9641

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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