CVE-2007-2683

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2007-05-11
Bugzilla:
239890: CVE-2007-2683 Buffer overflow in mutt's gecos structure handling

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in Mutt 1.4.2 might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via "&" characters in the GECOS field, which triggers the overflow during alias expansion.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2683 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux are available from
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0386.html

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (mutt) RHSA-2007:0386 2007-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (mutt) RHSA-2007:0386 2007-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (mutt) RHSA-2007:0386 2007-06-04
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