Amazon Linux 2 : mutt (ALAS-2018-1077)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 117591
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

An issue was discovered in Mutt before 1.10.1 and NeoMutt before 2018-07-16. pop.c does not forbid characters that may have unsafe interaction with message-cache pathnames, as demonstrated by a '/' character.(CVE-2018-14362)

An issue was discovered in Mutt before 1.10.1 and NeoMutt before 2018-07-16. They allow remote IMAP servers to execute arbitrary commands via backquote characters, related to the mailboxes command associated with a manual subscription or unsubscription.(CVE-2018-14354)

An issue was discovered in Mutt before 1.10.1 and NeoMutt before 2018-07-16. They allow remote IMAP servers to execute arbitrary commands via backquote characters, related to the mailboxes command associated with an automatic subscription.(CVE-2018-14357)

Solution

Run 'yum update mutt' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1077.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117591

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1077.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/19/2018

Updated: 9/19/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:amazon:linux:mutt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mutt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/15/2018

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2018-1077