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CVE-2007-2683 Detail

Current Description

Buffer 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/04/2007)

Updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux are available from http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0386.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dev.mutt.org/trac/ticket/2885
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:113
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0386.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24192
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018066
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0024/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=239890
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34441
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1391
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10543

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mutt:mutt:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2683
NVD Published Date:
05/15/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017