Debian Security Advisory DSA Mutt

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Debian Security Advisory DSA Mutt.

Two security issues in the STARTTLS handling of the Mutt mail client was discovered.

Mutt is a text-based email client for Unix-like systems.

It was originally written by Michael Elkins in 1995 and released under the GNU General Public License version 2 or any later version.

Package: mutt
CVE ID: CVE-2020-14093

Damian Poddebniak and Fabian Ising discovered two security issues in the STARTTLS handling of the Mutt mail client, which could enable MITM attacks.

For the oldstable distribution Debian 9 "Stretch", these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.2-1+deb9u3.

For the stable distribution Debian 10 "Buster", these problems have been fixed in version 1.10.1-2.1+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.

For the detailed security status of mutt please refer to its security tracker page.

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