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MDKSA-2002:002-1: mutt Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the mutt package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:002-1 (mutt).
Joost Pol reported a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in the mutt email
client. It is recommended that all mutt users upgrade their packages
The previous packages released for 8.x were unable to recall postponed messages
due to an incorrect patch. These new packages also provide the compressed
folders patch that was unavailable when MDKSA-2002:002 was announced.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:002-1
Threat Level: High
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