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[DSA1108] DSA-1108-1 mutt Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that the mutt mail reader performs insufficient
validation of values returned from an IMAP server, which might overflow
a buffer and potentially lead to the injection of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your mutt package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1108
Threat Level: High
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