Tavis Ormandy discovered a memory leak flaw in the rfc822 group recipient
parsing in Mutt, a text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and
threading, which could result in denial of service.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.
For the detailed security status of mutt please refer to its security
tracker page at:
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4838-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
January 25, 2021 https://www.debian.org/security/faq