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RHSA-2006:0577: mutt security update

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RHSA-2006:0577: mutt security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/27/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/12/2006
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated mutt packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Mutt is a text-mode mail user agent. A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Mutt processes an overly long namespace from a malicious imap server. In order to exploit this flaw a user would have to use Mutt to connect to a malicious IMAP server. (CVE-2006-3242) Users of Mutt are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-mutt

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