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FreeBSD: mutt -- denial of service via crafted mail message (CVE-2014-9116)

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FreeBSD: mutt -- denial of service via crafted mail message (CVE-2014-9116)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/02/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/29/2014
Modified
12/29/2014

Description

The write_one_header function in mutt 1.5.23 does not properly handle newline characters at the beginning of a header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a header with an empty body, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in the mutt_substrdup function.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-ja-mutt
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-mutt
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-zh-mutt

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