CVE-2020-14929

NameCVE-2020-14929
DescriptionAlpine before 2.23 silently proceeds to use an insecure connection after a /tls is sent in certain circumstances involving PREAUTH, which is a less secure behavior than the alternative of closing the connection and letting the user decide what they would like to do.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2254-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs963179

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
alpine (PTS)stretch2.20+dfsg1-7vulnerable
buster2.21+dfsg1-1.1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.24+dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
alpinesourcejessie2.11+dfsg1-3+deb8u1DLA-2254-1
alpinesource(unstable)2.23+dfsg1-1963179

Notes

[buster] - alpine <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - alpine <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://mailman13.u.washington.edu/pipermail/alpine-info/2020-June/008989.html
https://repo.or.cz/alpine.git/commitdiff/000edd9036b6aea5e6a06900ecd6c58faec665ab

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