|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for mutt RHSA-2011:0959-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'mutt'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mutt'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Mutt is a text-mode mail user agent.
A flaw was found in the way Mutt verified SSL certificates. When a server
presented an SSL certificate chain, Mutt could ignore a server hostname
check failure. A remote attacker able to get a certificate from a trusted
Certificate Authority could use this flaw to trick Mutt into accepting a
certificate issued for a different hostname, and perform man-in-the-middle
attacks against Mutt's SSL connections. (CVE-2011-1429)
All Mutt users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct this issue. All running instances of Mutt must
be restarted for this update to take effect.
mutt on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1429|
BugTraq ID: 46803
XForce ISS Database: mutt-smtptls-weak-security(66015)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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