Fedora has issued an update for mutt. This fixes a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.
The security issue is caused due the application not properly checking if the "Common Name" field provided inside X.509 certificates matches the requested hostname of the SMTP server. This can be exploited to e.g. conduct Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks.
Solution: Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update mutt").
Provided and/or discovered by: dave b
Original Advisory: FEDORA-2011-7751:
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