CVE Database

CVE-2014-0467

Impact: Important
Public: 2013-05-18
CWE: CWE-122
Bugzilla: 1075860: CVE-2014-0467 mutt: heap-based buffer overflow when parsing certain headers

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in copy.c in Mutt before 1.5.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted RFC2047 header line, related to address expansion.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0467 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of mutt package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mutt) RHSA-2014:0304 March 17, 2014

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