CVE-2021-39272

NameCVE-2021-39272
DescriptionFetchmail before 6.4.22 fails to enforce STARTTLS session encryption in some circumstances, such as a certain situation with IMAP and PREAUTH.
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
Debian Bugs993163

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fetchmail (PTS)stretch6.3.26-3vulnerable
buster6.4.0~beta4-3+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye6.4.16-4vulnerable
bookworm6.4.21-1vulnerable
sid6.4.22-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fetchmailsource(unstable)6.4.22-1993163

Notes

[bullseye] - fetchmail <no-dsa> (Minor issue; safe recommendations exists, implicit TLS, "ssl" mode exist)
[buster] - fetchmail <no-dsa> (Minor issue; safe recommendations exists, implicit TLS, "ssl" mode exist)
[stretch] - fetchmail <no-dsa> (Minor issue; safe recommendations exists, implicit TLS, "ssl" mode exist)
https://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2021-02.txt

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