Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5392-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5392-1
April 28, 2022

mutt vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 21.10
– Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Mutt.

Software Description:
– 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 LTS:
mutt 2.1.4-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 21.10:
mutt 2.0.5-4.1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
mutt 1.13.2-1ubuntu0.5

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
mutt 1.9.4-3ubuntu0.6

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
mutt 1.5.24-1ubuntu0.6+esm2
mutt-patched 1.5.24-1ubuntu0.6+esm2

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5392-1
CVE-2021-32055, CVE-2022-1328

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/2.1.4-1ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/2.0.5-4.1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/1.13.2-1ubuntu0.5
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutt/1.9.4-3ubuntu0.6