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1602079: CVE-2018-14362 mutt: POP body caching path traversal vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An issue was discovered in Mutt before 1.10.1 and NeoMutt before 2018-07-16. pop.c does not forbid characters that may have unsafe interaction with message-cache pathnames, as demonstrated by a '/' character.

Find out more about CVE-2018-14362 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None

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 Not affected
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