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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118507

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-07

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118507

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201810-07.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/31/2018

Updated: 1/31/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-14362

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2018

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