Scientific Linux Security Update : mutt on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20180821)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112053


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112053

File Name: sl_20180821_mutt_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/22

Updated: 2020/02/24

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:mutt, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mutt-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/17

Reference Information

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