Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2472-1 mutt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Nov 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-28896.
- More information:
In Mutt, a text-based Mail User Agent, invalid IMAP server responses were not properly handled, potentially resulting in authentication credentials being exposed or man-in-the-middle attacks.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.2-1+deb9u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.
For the detailed security status of mutt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/mutt
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS