Debian DLA-1455-1 : mutt security update

2018-08-03T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DLA-1455.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-03-02T00:00:00

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mutt, a sophisticated text-based Mail User Agent, resulting in denial of service, stack-based buffer overflow, arbitrary command execution, and directory traversal flaws.

For Debian 8

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DLA-1455-1. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(111519);
  script_version("1.2");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/09/13 11:26:51");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-14349", "CVE-2018-14350", "CVE-2018-14351", "CVE-2018-14352", "CVE-2018-14353", "CVE-2018-14354", "CVE-2018-14355", "CVE-2018-14356", "CVE-2018-14357", "CVE-2018-14358", "CVE-2018-14359", "CVE-2018-14360", "CVE-2018-14361", "CVE-2018-14362", "CVE-2018-14363");

  script_name(english:"Debian DLA-1455-1 : mutt security update");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for the updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Debian host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mutt, a sophisticated
text-based Mail User Agent, resulting in denial of service,
stack-based buffer overflow, arbitrary command execution, and
directory traversal flaws.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version
1.5.23-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description
block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted
to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without
introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00001.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/mutt"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Upgrade the affected mutt, mutt-dbg, and mutt-patched packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mutt");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mutt-dbg");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mutt-patched");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2018/08/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2018/08/03");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Debian Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/Debian/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("debian_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Debian");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"mutt", reference:"1.5.23-3+deb8u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"mutt-dbg", reference:"1.5.23-3+deb8u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"mutt-patched", reference:"1.5.23-3+deb8u1")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:deb_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");