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Bug 809719 (CVE-2021-39359) - gnome-extra/libgda: improper TLS verification (CVE-2021-39359)
Summary: gnome-extra/libgda: improper TLS verification (CVE-2021-39359)
Alias: CVE-2021-39359
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [upstream]
Depends on:
Blocks: 792267
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Reported: 2021-08-23 00:26 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2021-08-23 00:30 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-08-23 00:26:37 UTC
CVE-2021-39359 (

In 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.