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[DSA096] DSA-096-2 mutt Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Joost Pol found a buffer overflow in the address handling code of
mutt (a popular mail user agent). Even though this is a one byte
overflow this is exploitable.
This has been fixed upstream in version 126.96.36.199 and 1.3.25. The
relevant patch has been added to version 1.2.5-5 of the Debian
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-096
Threat Level: High
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