CVE-2005-1520

NameCVE-2005-1520
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the header_get_field_name function in header.c for GNU Mailutils 0.5 and 0.6, and other versions before 0.6.90, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted e-mail.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-732-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailutils (PTS)wheezy1:2.99.97-3fixed
jessie1:2.99.98-2fixed
stretch1:3.1.1-1fixed
buster, sid1:3.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailutilssource(unstable)1:0.6.1-3high
mailutilssourcewoody20020409-1woody2highDSA-732-1

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