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
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-14357
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1602917 1602916 1606685 1606686 1606687
Blocks: 1602083
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Reported: 2018-07-18 19:51 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2018-09-18 22:05 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: mutt 1.10.1
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Last Closed: 2018-08-20 20:19:45 UTC
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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.


References:
http://www.mutt.org/news.html

Upstream Patch:
https://gitlab.com/muttmua/mutt/commit/185152818541f5cdc059cbff3f3e8b654fc27c1d
https://github.com/neomutt/neomutt/commit/e52393740334443ae0206cab2d7caef381646725

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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