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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0140

Buffer overflow in Mutt 1.4.0 and possibly earlier versions, 1.5.x up to 1.5.3, and other programs that use Mutt code such as Balsa before 2.0.10, allows a remote malicious IMAP server to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted folder.
Publish Date : 2003-03-24 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2003-03-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Mutt BO Vulnerability in balsa oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2 unix
Mutt BO Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:434 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0140

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mutt Mutt 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mutt Mutt 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mutt Mutt 9

- References For CVE-2003-0140

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7120
BID 7120 Mutt UTF-7 Internationalized Remote Folder Buffer Overrun Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/11583
XF mutt-folder-name-bo(11583)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/315679
BUGTRAQ 20030319 mutt-1.4.1 fixes a buffer overflow.
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-109.html
REDHAT RHSA-2003:109
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_020_mutt.html
SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:020
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-268
DEBIAN DSA-268
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200303-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200303-19
http://www.coresecurity.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=310&idxseccion=10
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105171507629573&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20030430 GLSA: balsa (200304-10)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104852190605988&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20030322 GLSA: mutt (200303-19)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:041
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:041
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104818814931378&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20030320 CORE-20030304-02: Vulnerability in Mutt Mail User Agent
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104817995421439&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20030320 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.025] OpenPKG Security Advisory (mutt)
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000630
CONECTIVA CLA-2003:630
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000626
CONECTIVA CLA-2003:626

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0140

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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