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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.57091
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0577
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0577.

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:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0577.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3242
BugTraq ID: 18642
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18642
Bugtraq: 20060629 rPSA-2006-0116-1 mutt (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438712/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1108 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1108
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-27.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:115
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.013-mutt.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10826
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0577.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016482
http://secunia.com/advisories/20810
http://secunia.com/advisories/20836
http://secunia.com/advisories/20854
http://secunia.com/advisories/20879
http://secunia.com/advisories/20887
http://secunia.com/advisories/20895
http://secunia.com/advisories/20960
http://secunia.com/advisories/21039
http://secunia.com/advisories/21124
http://secunia.com/advisories/21135
http://secunia.com/advisories/21220
SGI Security Advisory: 20060701-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060701-01-U
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.472221
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:016 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0038
https://usn.ubuntu.com/307-1/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2522
XForce ISS Database: mutt-imap-namespace-bo(27428)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27428
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