Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4838-1 mutt -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Jan 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 980326.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3181.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered a memory leak flaw in the rfc822 group recipient parsing in Mutt, a text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and threading, which could result in denial of service.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.1-2.1+deb10u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.
For the detailed security status of mutt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/mutt