Debian: DSA-2874-1: mutt security update

    Date12 Mar 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Beatrice Torracca and Evgeni Golov discovered a buffer overflow in the mutt mailreader. Malformed RFC2047 header lines could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2874-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 12, 2014                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mutt
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0467
    Debian Bug     : 708731
    
    Beatrice Torracca and Evgeni Golov discovered a buffer overflow in the
    mutt mailreader. Malformed RFC2047 header lines could result in denial
    of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.20-9+squeeze3.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.21-6.2+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.22-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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