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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-0001

Original release date: 02/27/2002
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Vulnerability in RFC822 address parser in mutt before and mutt 1.3.x before 1.3.25 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an improperly terminated comment or phrase in the address list.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: mutt-address-handling-bo(7759)
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBTL0201-011
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mutt.org/announce/mutt-
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020101 [Announce] SECURITY: mutt- and mutt-1.3.25 released.
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 3774
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-096
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2002:449
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-02:04
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2002:003
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2002:001
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2002-002.0

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:mutt:mutt: and previous versions
cpe:/a:mutt:mutt:1.3.25 and previous versions

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