Bug 1965453 (CVE-2016-20011)

Summary: CVE-2016-20011 libgrss: Does not perform TLS certificate validation
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Pedro Sampaio <psampaio>
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-05-27 17:54:39 UTC
libgrss through 0.7.0 fails to perform TLS certificate verification when downloading feeds, allowing remote attackers to manipulate the contents of feeds without detection. This occurs because of the default behavior of SoupSessionSync.



Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-05-27 17:55:01 UTC
Created libgrss tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1965454]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-05-27 23:32:45 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.