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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0577

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.

Users of Mutt are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

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

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3242
BugTraq ID: 18642
Bugtraq: 20060629 rPSA-2006-0116-1 mutt (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1108 (Google Search)
SGI Security Advisory: 20060701-01-U
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:016 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: mutt-imap-namespace-bo(27428)
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