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Bug 168805 - CAN-2005-2642 Mutt Handler.c Buffer Overflow
CAN-2005-2642 Mutt Handler.c Buffer Overflow
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: mutt (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2005-09-20 09:57 EDT by John Dalbec
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:31 EDT (History)
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Description John Dalbec 2005-09-20 09:57:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
05.34.12 CVE: CAN-2005-2642
Platform: Unix
Title: Mutt Handler.c Buffer Overflow
Description: Mutt is a file browser which is used to send and receive
email and it is prone to a buffer overflow vulnerability. The problem
lies in Mutt's "handler.c" source code, specifically the
"mutt_decode_xbit()" subroutine and the allocation size of the "bufi"
buffer. Mutt version 1.5.10 is vulnerable.
Ref: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14596 

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