Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2006:115: mutt


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:115: 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-2006:115 (mutt).



A stack-based buffer overflow in the browse_get_namespace function in

imap/browse.c of Mutt permits remote attackers to cause a denial of service

(crash) or execute arbitrary code via long namespaces received from the

IMAP server.



Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:115
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Synology Diskstation DS216+II Network Attached Storage Server
$150.0
Synology Diskstation DS216+II Network Attached Storage Server pictureCOMPAQ server hard drive 36.4GB 10K RPM BD03663622. New-Sealed
$15.0
COMPAQ server hard drive 36.4GB 10K RPM BD03663622. New-Sealed pictureSamsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB Internal SSD Solid State Drive
$275.95
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB  Internal SSD Solid State Drive pictureKingston Digital 120GB SSDNow UV400 SATA 3 2.5" Solid State Drive SUV400S37/120G
$14.99
Kingston Digital 120GB SSDNow UV400 SATA 3 2.5


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.