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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

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