CVE-2021-39359

NameCVE-2021-39359
DescriptionIn GNOME libgda through 6.0.0, gda-web-provider.c does not enable TLS certificate verification on the SoupSessionSync objects it creates, leaving users vulnerable to network MITM attacks. NOTE: this is similar to CVE-2016-20011.
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 Bugs993592

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libgda5 (PTS)stretch5.2.4-3vulnerable
buster5.2.8-1vulnerable
bookworm, bullseye5.2.9-2vulnerable
sid5.2.10-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libgda5source(unstable)(unfixed)993592

Notes

[bullseye] - libgda5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libgda5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libgda5 <postponed> (Minor issue, revisit when/if fixed upstream)
https://blogs.gnome.org/mcatanzaro/2021/05/25/reminder-soupsessionsync-and-soupsessionasync-default-to-no-tls-certificate-verification/
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libgda/-/issues/249

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