GLSA-202105-05 : Mutt, NeoMutt: Denial of service

critical Nessus Plugin ID 150007
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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-202105-05 (Mutt, NeoMutt: Denial of service)

It was discovered that Mutt, and NeoMutt did not properly handle certain situations where an IMAP sequence set ends with a comma.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious IMAP server to cause a Denial of Service condition, or other unspecified impacts.
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 '>=mail-client/mutt-2.0.7' All NeoMutt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/neomutt-20210205-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202105-05

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 150007

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202105-05.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 5/27/2021

Updated: 6/1/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/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: 5/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/5/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32055

GLSA: 202105-05