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Bug 807613 (CVE-2021-38370) - mail-client/alpine: STARTTLS vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-38370)
Summary: mail-client/alpine: STARTTLS vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-38370)
Alias: CVE-2021-38370
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [ebuild]
Depends on:
Blocks: 807352
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Reported: 2021-08-10 20:04 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2021-08-10 20:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-08-10 20:04:32 UTC

In Alpine through 2.24, untagged responses from an IMAP server are accepted before STARTTLS.

There's also an issue described on the NO STARTTLS website that says "Crash
when LIST or LSUB send before STARTTLS". Both the status of this issue and the
CVE are "Unknown (reported via email).
Comment 1 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-08-10 20:05:32 UTC
The vulnerability described in this bug was also in the NO STARTTLS report.