CVE-2021-39361

NameCVE-2021-39361
DescriptionIn GNOME evolution-rss through 0.3.96, network-soup.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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
evolution-rss (PTS)stretch0.3.95-6vulnerable
buster0.3.95-9vulnerable
bookworm, bullseye, sid0.3.96-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
evolution-rsssource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[stretch] - evolution-rss <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/evolution-rss/-/issues/11

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