Bug 1602915 (CVE-2018-14357) - CVE-2018-14357 mutt: Remote Code Execution via backquote characters
Summary: CVE-2018-14357 mutt: Remote Code Execution via backquote characters
Alias: CVE-2018-14357
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20180708,repo...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1602917 1602916 1606685 1606686 1606687
Blocks: 1602083
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-07-18 19:51 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-05-09 08:28 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2018-08-20 20:19:45 UTC

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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:2526 None None None 2018-08-20 16:00 UTC

Description Laura Pardo 2018-07-18 19:51:32 UTC
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.


Upstream Patch:

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-07-18 19:52:00 UTC
Created mutt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1602916]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2018-08-20 16:00:20 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:2526 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2526

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