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Bug 809722 (CVE-2021-39358) - <net-libs/libgfbgraph-0.2.5: improper TLS verification (CVE-2021-39358)
Summary: <net-libs/libgfbgraph-0.2.5: improper TLS verification (CVE-2021-39358)
Alias: CVE-2021-39358
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa?]
Depends on: 829475
Blocks: 792267
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Reported: 2021-08-23 00:27 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2022-04-20 15:23 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-08-23 00:27:12 UTC
CVE-2021-39358 (

In GNOME libgfbgraph through 0.2.4, gfbgraph-photo.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.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-11-11 12:59:21 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 7b5ce63ca04c9e2be5fed284f067670672adf9b6
Author:     Pacho Ramos <>
AuthorDate: 2021-11-11 12:06:50 +0000
Commit:     Pacho Ramos <>
CommitDate: 2021-11-11 12:59:07 +0000

    net-libs/libgfbgraph: Bump to 0.2.5
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.28, Repoman-3.0.3
    Signed-off-by: Pacho Ramos <>

 net-libs/libgfbgraph/Manifest                 |  1 +
 net-libs/libgfbgraph/libgfbgraph-0.2.5.ebuild | 53 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 54 insertions(+)
Comment 2 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-11-11 15:27:56 UTC
Please file a stablereq when ready
Comment 3 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-12-17 19:42:28 UTC
Please cleanup
Comment 4 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2022-04-20 02:38:38 UTC
Comment 5 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-04-20 15:23:11 UTC