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SUSE: CVE-2014-9116: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/02/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
10/22/2021

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)

  • suse-upgrade-mutt
  • suse-upgrade-mutt-doc
  • suse-upgrade-mutt-lang

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