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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-1
Posted Jul 23, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3719-1 - It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain requests. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this to access or expose sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-14349, CVE-2018-14353, CVE-2018-14357, CVE-2018-14358, CVE-2018-14362
SHA-256 | 60424cdb2741db11e3df3f89cb3530be6b1c868901345d560877b2a2b2064626

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-1
July 23, 2018

mutt vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Mutt.

Software Description:
- mutt: text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and threading

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,
CVE-2018-14362, CVE-2018-14349)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
mutt 1.9.4-3ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
mutt 1.5.24-1ubuntu0.1
mutt-patched 1.5.24-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
mutt 1.5.21-6.4ubuntu2.2
mutt-patched 1.5.21-6.4ubuntu2.2

After a standard system update you need to restart mutt to make all the
necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3719-1
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

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/1.9.4-3ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/1.5.24-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/1.5.21-6.4ubuntu2.2
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