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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4277-1 (mutt - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Mutt, a text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and threading, potentially leading to code execution, denial of service or information disclosure when connecting to a malicious mail/NNTP server.

Affected Software

Affected Software

mutt on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.2-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages. For the detailed security status of mutt please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.