RHEL 7 : mutt (RHSA-2020:1126)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 135042

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1126 advisory.

- mutt: IMAP header caching path traversal vulnerability (CVE-2018-14355)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected mutt package.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/22.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14355

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1126

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1602081

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 135042

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1126.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/31/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-14355

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mutt

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14355

RHSA: 2020:1126

CWE: 22