DescriptionBuffer overflow in the mutt_decode_xbit function in Handler.c for Mutt 1.5.10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, possibly due to interactions with libiconv or gettext.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mutt (PTS)stretch1.7.2-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)1.7.2-1+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)1.10.1-2.1+deb10u5fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.0.5-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
muttsource(unstable)(not affected)


- mutt <not-affected> (bug #323956; high)
Status is not clear; upstream is unresponsive.
this bug was closed as it was unreproducable in Debian

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