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Debian: DSA-2874-1: mutt security update

Date 12 Mar 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 12, 2014                         https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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