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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mutt Vendors:   Mutt.org
(Mandrake Issues Fix) Mutt Index Menu Code Lets Remote Users Crash the Client
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1009028
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1009028
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0078   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 12 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.4.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mutt. A remote user can cause the target user's mail client to crash and may be able to execute arbitrary code.

It is reported that there is a vulnerability in the index menu code in mutt. A remote user can send a specially crafted e-mail message to the target user that will cause the target user's mutt client to crash (segfault). It may be possible to execute arbitrary code, the report said.

The nature of the flaw was not disclosed.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target user's mutt client to crash.

It may also be possible for a remote user to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

Solution:   Mandrake has released a fix.

Corporate Server 2.1:
9bc44748af1cb08ab42af19ae66b2bd3 corporate/2.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
4988bcd3dfada99b7aba26f65662c0c0 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
9ad9b5c92a2af1e7a9ecb4f4dbadfd3f x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
4988bcd3dfada99b7aba26f65662c0c0 x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1:
bd20ea8a4ed852602e269e1ec637e822 9.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.i586.rpm
4bfe4f092a63e96ada255bfc6e5a4c0e 9.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
ab9886dbc9a906669c2827bf1b0f51e7 ppc/9.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.ppc.rpm
4bfe4f092a63e96ada255bfc6e5a4c0e ppc/9.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.2:
6e3c3843611f49a20894f1cb0c64c760 9.2/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
7a38e74fb7e1b11f1add65ac8f5a1e2a 9.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
a3aa8bcdd20b8fb56c366818a10f3a9d amd64/9.2/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
7a38e74fb7e1b11f1add65ac8f5a1e2a amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

Vendor URL:  www.mutt.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Mandriva/Mandrake)
Underlying OS Comments:  9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Feb 11 2004 Mutt Index Menu Code Lets Remote Users Crash the Client



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  MDKSA-2004:010 - Updated mutt packages fix remote crash


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Hash: SHA1

 _______________________________________________________________________

                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package name:           mutt
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:010
 Date:                   February 11th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A bug in mutt was reported by Neils Heinen that could allow a remote
 attacker to send a carefully crafted mail message that can cause mutt
 to segfault and possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running
 mutt.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0078
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:
  
 Corporate Server 2.1:
 9bc44748af1cb08ab42af19ae66b2bd3  corporate/2.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 4988bcd3dfada99b7aba26f65662c0c0  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 9ad9b5c92a2af1e7a9ecb4f4dbadfd3f  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 4988bcd3dfada99b7aba26f65662c0c0  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1:
 bd20ea8a4ed852602e269e1ec637e822  9.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.i586.rpm
 4bfe4f092a63e96ada255bfc6e5a4c0e  9.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
 ab9886dbc9a906669c2827bf1b0f51e7  ppc/9.1/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 4bfe4f092a63e96ada255bfc6e5a4c0e  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-1.2.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2:
 6e3c3843611f49a20894f1cb0c64c760  9.2/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 7a38e74fb7e1b11f1add65ac8f5a1e2a  9.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
 a3aa8bcdd20b8fb56c366818a10f3a9d  amd64/9.2/RPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 7a38e74fb7e1b11f1add65ac8f5a1e2a  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.4.1i-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

 All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

 Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
 update.

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

 MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
 anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
 visiting:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_linux-mandrake.com

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security linux-mandrake.com>
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