Bug 2238241 (CVE-2023-4875) - CVE-2023-4875 mutt: null pointer dereference
Summary: CVE-2023-4875 mutt: null pointer dereference
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2023-4875
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 2238551
Blocks: 2238238
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2023-09-10 19:36 UTC by ybuenos
Modified: 2024-05-22 09:42 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: mutt 2.2.12
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Doc Text:
A null pointer dereference flaw was found in mutt when handling specially crafted characters. This issue could allow an attacker to send a specially crafted email that causes the email client to crash when reading or processing the email.
Clone Of:
Last Closed:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2024:2290 0 None None None 2024-04-30 10:01:53 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2024:3058 0 None None None 2024-05-22 09:42:36 UTC

Description ybuenos 2023-09-10 19:36:20 UTC
Null pointer dereference when composing from a specially crafted draft message in Mutt >1.5.2 <2.2.12


Comment 2 Sandipan Roy 2023-09-12 12:19:27 UTC
Created mutt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2238551]

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2024-04-30 10:01:53 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2024:2290 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2290

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2024-05-22 09:42:35 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2024:3058 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:3058

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