CVE-2018-17613

NameCVE-2018-17613
DescriptionTelegram Desktop (aka tdesktop) 1.3.16 alpha, when "Use proxy" is enabled, sends credentials and application data in cleartext over the SOCKS5 protocol.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
telegram-desktop (PTS)buster, sid1.4.0-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
telegram-desktopsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

https://www.inputzero.io/2018/09/telegram-share-password-in-cleartext.html

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