Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : mutt (ELSA-2018-2526)
High Nessus Plugin ID 112025
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:2526 :
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected mutt package.