Debian: DSA-3083-1: mutt security update

    Date30 Nov 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A flaw was discovered in mutt, a text-based mailreader. A specially crafted mail header could cause mutt to crash, leading to a denial of service condition.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3083-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    November 30, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mutt
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9116
    Debian Bug     : 771125
    
    A flaw was discovered in mutt, a text-based mailreader. A specially
    crafted mail header could cause mutt to crash, leading to a denial of
    service condition.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.21-6.2+deb7u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.23-2.
    
    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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