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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-55 ] libetpan Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libetpan: Improper STARTTLS handling (GLSA 202007-55)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-07-28
Bug(s): #734130
ID: 202007-55

Synopsis

A vulnerability was discovered in libetpan's STARTTLS handling,
possibly allowing an integrity/confidentiality compromise.


Background

libetpan is a portable, efficient middleware for different kinds of mail
access.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/libetpan
Vulnerable: < 1.9.4-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.9.4-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was discovered that libetpan was not properly handling state within
the STARTTLS protocol handshake.


Impact

There may be a breach of integrity or confidentiality in connections
made using libetpan with STARTTLS.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libetpan users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libetpan-1.9.4-r1"
   


References

CVE-2020-15953
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