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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for mutt RHSA-2014:0304-01
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.

Vulnerability Insight:
Mutt is a text-mode mail user agent.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way mutt processed
certain email headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send an
email with specially crafted headers that, when processed, could cause mutt
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permissions of
the user running mutt. (CVE-2014-0467)

All mutt users are advised to 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.

Affected Software/OS:
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.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-0467
BugTraq ID: 66165
Debian Security Information: DSA-2874 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:0304
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0471 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0434 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0436 (Google Search)
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