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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-57

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-57
Posted Jul 29, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-57 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mutt and Neomutt, the worst of which could result in an access restriction bypass. Versions less than 1.14.4 are affected.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-14093, CVE-2020-14154, CVE-2020-14954
MD5 | 164adc90ea6a13e4581b8c661bb05017

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-57

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mutt, Neomutt: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: July 28, 2020
Bugs: #728294, #728302, #728708
ID: 202007-57

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mutt and Neomutt, the worst
of which could result in an access restriction bypass.

Background
==========

Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client.

NeoMutt is a command line mail reader (or MUA). It’s a fork of Mutt
with added features.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 mail-client/mutt < 1.14.4 >= 1.14.4
2 mail-client/neomutt < 20200619 >= 20200619
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2 affected packages

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mutt and Neomutt.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mutt users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mutt-1.14.4"

All Neomutt users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/neomutt-20200619"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-14093
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-14093
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-14154
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-14154
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-14954
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-14954

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-57

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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