Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1455-1 mutt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 Aug 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 904051.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14349, CVE-2018-14350, CVE-2018-14351, CVE-2018-1435, CVE-2018-14353, CVE-2018-14354, CVE-2018-14355, CVE-2018-1435, CVE-2018-14357, CVE-2018-14358, CVE-2018-14359, CVE-2018-1436, CVE-2018-14361, CVE-2018-14362, CVE-2018-14363.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mutt, a sophisticated text-based Mail User Agent, resulting in denial of service, stack-based buffer overflow, arbitrary command execution, and directory traversal flaws.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.23-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.

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