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Mutt <= 2.0.4 DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Mutt is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

An attacker may send a sequence of semicolon characters in the RFC822 address fields, which will cause large memory consumption and render the mailbox unavailable.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Mutt through version 2.0.4.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.0.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)