Vulnerability CVE-2013-1799


Published: 2013-04-01   Modified: 2013-04-02

Description:
Gnome Online Accounts (GOA) 3.6.x before 3.6.3 and 3.7.x before 3.7.91, does not properly validate SSL certificates when creating accounts for providers who use the libsoup library, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain sensitive information such as credentials by sniffing the network. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-0240.

Type:

CWE-310

(Cryptographic Issues)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Ubuntu -> Ubuntu 
Gnome -> Gnome online accounts 

 References:
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2013-March/msg00020.html
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2013-March/msg00007.html
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-online-accounts/commit/?id=9cf4bc0ced2c53bcdd36922caa65afc8a167bbd8
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=695106
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=693214
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1779-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/52791
http://secunia.com/advisories/51976
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00046.html

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