Public Date:
1602915: CVE-2018-14357 mutt: Remote Code Execution via backquote characters

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An issue was discovered in Mutt before 1.10.1 and NeoMutt before 2018-07-16. They allow remote IMAP servers to execute arbitrary commands via backquote characters, related to the mailboxes command associated with an automatic subscription.

Find out more about CVE-2018-14357 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mutt) RHSA-2018:2526 2018-08-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mutt) RHSA-2018:2526 2018-08-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 mutt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mutt Will not fix
Last Modified

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