Debian LTS: DLA-2268-2: mutt regression update

    Date 30 Jun 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in mutt, a console email client. CVE-2020-14093
    Package        : mutt
    Version        : 1.5.23-3+deb8u3
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-14093 CVE-2020-14954
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    
    Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in mutt, a console email client.
    
    CVE-2020-14093
    
        Mutt allowed an IMAP fcc/postpone man-in-the-middle attack via a
        PREAUTH response.
    
    CVE-2020-14954
    
        Mutt had a STARTTLS buffering issue that affected IMAP, SMTP, and
        POP3. When a server had sent a "begin TLS" response, the client read
        additional data (e.g., from a man-in-the-middle attacker) and
        evaluated it in a TLS context, aka "response injection."
    
    In Debian jessie, the mutt source package builds two variants of mutt:
    mutt and mutt-patched.
    
    The previous package version (1.5.23-3+deb8u2, DLA-2268-1) provided fixes
    for the issues referenced above, but they were only applied for the
    mutt-patched package build, not for the (vanilla) mutt package build.
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
    1.5.23-3+deb8u3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mutt packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
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