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MDKSA-2004:010: 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-2004:010 (mutt).
A bug in mutt was reported by Neils Heinen that could allow a remote attacker to
send a carefully crafted mail message that can cause mutt to segfault and
possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running mutt.
The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:010
Threat Level: High
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