Security update for mutt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mutt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1196-1
Rating: important
References: #1061343 #1094717 #1101428 #1101566 #1101567 #1101568 #1101569 #1101570 #1101571 #1101573 #1101576 #1101577 #1101578 #1101581 #1101582 #1101583 #1101588 #1101589 #980830 #982129 #986534
Cross-References: CVE-2014-9116 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-2018-14360 CVE-2018-14361 CVE-2018-14362 CVE-2018-14363
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that solves 16 vulnerabilities and has 5 fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for mutt fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • bsc#1101428: Mutt 1.10.1 security release update.
  • CVE-2018-14351: Fix imap/command.c that mishandles long IMAP status mailbox literal count size (bsc#1101583).
  • CVE-2018-14353: Fix imap_quote_string in imap/util.c that has an integer underflow (bsc#1101581).
  • CVE-2018-14362: Fix pop.c that does not forbid characters that may have unsafe interaction with message-cache pathnames (bsc#1101567).
  • CVE-2018-14354: Fix arbitrary command execution from remote IMAP servers via backquote characters (bsc#1101578).
  • CVE-2018-14352: Fix imap_quote_string in imap/util.c that does not leave room for quote characters (bsc#1101582).
  • CVE-2018-14356: Fix pop.c that mishandles a zero-length UID (bsc#1101576).
  • CVE-2018-14355: Fix imap/util.c that mishandles ".." directory traversal in a mailbox name (bsc#1101577).
  • CVE-2018-14349: Fix imap/command.c that mishandles a NO response without a message (bsc#1101589).
  • CVE-2018-14350: Fix imap/message.c that has a stack-based buffer overflow for a FETCH response with along INTERNALDATE field (bsc#1101588).
  • CVE-2018-14363: Fix newsrc.c that does not properlyrestrict '/' characters that may have unsafe interaction with cache pathnames (bsc#1101566).
  • CVE-2018-14359: Fix buffer overflow via base64 data (bsc#1101570).
  • CVE-2018-14358: Fix imap/message.c that has a stack-based buffer overflow for a FETCH response with along RFC822.SIZE field (bsc#1101571).
  • CVE-2018-14360: Fix nntp_add_group in newsrc.c that has a stack-based buffer overflow because of incorrect sscanf usage (bsc#1101569).
  • CVE-2018-14357: Fix that remote IMAP servers are allowed to execute arbitrary commands via backquote characters (bsc#1101573).
  • CVE-2018-14361: Fix that nntp.c proceeds even if memory allocation fails for messages data (bsc#1101568).

Bug fixes:
  • mutt reports as neomutt and incorrect version (bsc#1094717)
  • No sidebar available in mutt 1.6.1 from Tumbleweed snapshot 20160517 (bsc#980830)
  • mutt-1.6.1 unusable when built with --enable-sidebar (bsc#982129)
  • (neo)mutt displaying times in Zulu time (bsc#1061343)
  • mutt unconditionally segfaults when displaying a message (bsc#986534)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1196=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1196=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mutt-1.10.1-55.6.1
    • mutt-debuginfo-1.10.1-55.6.1
    • mutt-debugsource-1.10.1-55.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • mutt-1.10.1-55.6.1
    • mutt-debuginfo-1.10.1-55.6.1
    • mutt-debugsource-1.10.1-55.6.1

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