ALAS-2014-310


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-310
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-17 22:53 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way mutt processed certain email headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send an email with specially crafted headers that, when processed, could cause mutt to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running mutt. (CVE-2014-0467 )


Affected Packages:

mutt


Issue Correction:
Run yum update mutt to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    mutt-debuginfo-1.5.20-4.20091214hg736b6a.7.amzn1.i686
    mutt-1.5.20-4.20091214hg736b6a.7.amzn1.i686

src:
    mutt-1.5.20-4.20091214hg736b6a.7.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    mutt-debuginfo-1.5.20-4.20091214hg736b6a.7.amzn1.x86_64
    mutt-1.5.20-4.20091214hg736b6a.7.amzn1.x86_64