Debian Security Advisory

mutt -- malicious mails can execute arbitrary code

Date Reported:
27 Aug 1998
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:
We have received a report from Paul Boehm stating that Mutt has an overflowable buffer in parse.c. When sending malicious mail you can execute arbitrary code on the mutt running user's system.

We recommend you upgrade your Mutt package immediately.

Fixed in:
All - (in release 2.0) 0.91.2-2