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SUSE: CVE-2020-28896: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/20/2020
Created
12/03/2020
Added
12/01/2020
Modified
10/22/2021

Description

Mutt before 2.0.2 and NeoMutt before 2020-11-20 did not ensure that $ssl_force_tls was processed if an IMAP server's initial server response was invalid. The connection was not properly closed, and the code could continue attempting to authenticate. This could result in authentication credentials being exposed on an unencrypted connection, or to a machine-in-the-middle.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-mutt
  • suse-upgrade-mutt-doc
  • suse-upgrade-mutt-lang
  • suse-upgrade-neomutt
  • suse-upgrade-neomutt-doc
  • suse-upgrade-neomutt-lang

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