[USN-3719-2] Mutt vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Jul 23 15:52:18 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-2
July 23, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in Mutt.
- mutt: text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and threading
USN-3719-1 fixed a vulnerability in Mutt. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-14350, CVE-2018-14352, CVE-2018-14354, CVE-2018-14359,
CVE-2018-14358, CVE-2018-14353 ,CVE-2018-14357)
It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to access or expose sensitive
information. (CVE-2018-14355, CVE-2018-14356, CVE-2018-14351,
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
After a standard system update you need to restart mutt to make
all the necessary changes.
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
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