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USN-5392-1: Mutt vulnerabilities

28 April 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Mutt.

Releases

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 expose sensitive information.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2021-32055)

It was discovered that Mutt incorrectly handled certain input.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash,
or expose sensitive information. (CVE-2022-1328)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.