USN-4401-1: Mutt vulnerabilities

22 June 2020

mutt vulnerabilities

Packages

  • mutt - text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and threading

Details

It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to enable MITM attacks.
(CVE-2020-14093)

It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to proceeds with a connection
even if the user rejects an expired intermediate certificate.
(CVE-2020-14154)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to restart mutt to make all the necessary changes.