RHEL 6 / 7 : mutt (RHSA-2018:2526)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111994

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for mutt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mutt is a low resource, highly configurable, text-based MIME e-mail client. Mutt supports most e-mail storing formats, such as mbox and Maildir, as well as most protocols, including POP3 and IMAP.

Security Fix(es) :

* mutt: Remote code injection vulnerability to an IMAP mailbox (CVE-2018-14354)

* mutt: Remote Code Execution via backquote characters (CVE-2018-14357)

* mutt: POP body caching path traversal vulnerability (CVE-2018-14362)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected mutt and / or mutt-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2526

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14354

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14357

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14362

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111994

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2526.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/20

Updated: 2019/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mutt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mutt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14354, CVE-2018-14357, CVE-2018-14362

RHSA: 2018:2526