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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-2
Posted Jul 23, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3719-2 - USN-3719-1 fixed a vulnerability in Mutt. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain requests. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. 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 | 9a28d624f2e96faa3ee17d41d9b77c77dad8d3a0ee8208365120742a6294b0cc

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3719-2
July 23, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Mutt.

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

Details:

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

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
mutt 1.5.21-5ubuntu2.3
mutt-patched 1.5.21-5ubuntu2.3

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3719-2
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
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