Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : mutt (ELSA-2018-2526)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112025

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From 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.

Solution

Update the affected mutt package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-August/007999.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-August/008000.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112025

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-2526.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/21

Modified: 2018/09/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSSv3

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:oracle:linux:mutt, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/20

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:2526