CVE-2006-3242

NameCVE-2006-3242
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the browse_get_namespace function in imap/browse.c of Mutt 1.4.2.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via long namespaces received from the IMAP server.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1108
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs375828

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mutt (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.5.21-6.2+deb7u3fixed
jessie1.5.23-3fixed
stretch1.7.2-1fixed
buster, sid1.8.3+neomutt20170609-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
muttsource(unstable)1.5.11+cvs20060403-2low375828
muttsourcesarge1.5.9-2sarge2highDSA-1108

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