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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0078

Buffer overflow in the index menu code (menu_pad_string of menu.c) for Mutt 1.4.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via certain mail messages.
Publish Date : 2004-03-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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 2004-02-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the index menu code (menu_pad_string of menu.c) for Mutt 1.4.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10648 unix
Red Hat Enterprise 3 Mutt BO in Index Menu oval:org.mitre.oval:def:838 unix
Red Hat Mutt BO in Index Menu oval:org.mitre.oval:def:811 unix
RHSA-2004:050: mutt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004050 unix
RHSA-2004:050: mutt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040050 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-2004-0078

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.5.12 Ol Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mutt Mutt 1.2.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mutt Mutt 1.3.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mutt Mutt 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mutt Mutt 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mutt Mutt 18

- References For CVE-2004-0078

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107696262905039&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040215 LNSA-#2004-0001: mutt remote crash
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107884956930903&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040309 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.005] OpenPKG Security Advisory (mutt)
http://www.osvdb.org/3918
OSVDB 3918
http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:010
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:010
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2004&m=slackware-security.405053
SLACKWARE SSA:2004-043
http://bugs.debian.org/126336 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15134
XF mutt-index-menu-bo(15134)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-050.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:050
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9641
BID 9641 Mutt Menu Drawing Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-051.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:051
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107651677817933&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040211 Mutt-1.4.2 fixes buffer overflow.
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2004-013.0.txt
CALDERA CSSA-2004-013.0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0078

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


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