CVE-2007-2683

NameCVE-2007-2683
DescriptionBuffer overflow in Mutt 1.4.2 might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via "&" characters in the GECOS field, which triggers the overflow during alias expansion.
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 severitylow
Debian Bugs426116

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)1.5.15+20070608-1low426116

Notes

[etch] - mutt <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable)
[sarge] - mutt <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable)

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