GLSA-201810-07 : Mutt, NeoMutt: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 118507


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-07 (Mutt, NeoMutt: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mutt, and NeoMutt.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted mail message or connect to malicious mail server using Mutt or NeoMutt, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or directory traversal with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Mutt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-client/mutt-1.10.1' All NeoMuutt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/neomutt-20180716'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118507

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201810-07.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/31

Updated: 2018/10/31

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:gentoo:linux:mutt, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:neomutt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14349, CVE-2018-14350, CVE-2018-14351, CVE-2018-14352, CVE-2018-14353, CVE-2018-14354, CVE-2018-14355, CVE-2018-14356, CVE-2018-14357, CVE-2018-14358, CVE-2018-14359, CVE-2018-14362

GLSA: 201810-07