Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2999-1 mutt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1009734.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-1328.
More information:

It was discovered that Mutt, a text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and threading, incorrectly handled certain input. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash, or expose sensitive information.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.2-1+deb9u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.

For the detailed security status of mutt please refer to its security tracker page at:

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