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Ubuntu: USN-4598-1 (CVE-2020-15953): LibEtPan vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4598-1 (CVE-2020-15953): LibEtPan vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/27/2020
Created
10/26/2020
Added
10/23/2020
Modified
10/23/2020

Description

LibEtPan through 1.9.4, as used in MailCore 2 through 0.6.3 and other products, has a STARTTLS buffering issue that affects IMAP, SMTP, and POP3. When a server sends a "begin TLS" response, the client reads additional data (e.g., from a meddler-in-the-middle attacker) and evaluates it in a TLS context, aka "response injection."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libetpan-dev
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libetpan17

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