Bug 1997144 (CVE-2021-39359) - CVE-2021-39359 libgda: missing TLS certificate verification
Summary: CVE-2021-39359 libgda: missing TLS certificate verification
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-39359
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1997146 1997147
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-08-24 14:03 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-08-24 15:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-08-24 15:35:24 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-08-24 14:03:56 UTC
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.

References:
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libgda/-/issues/249
https://blogs.gnome.org/mcatanzaro/2021/05/25/reminder-soupsessionsync-and-soupsessionasync-default-to-no-tls-certificate-verification/

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-08-24 14:04:13 UTC
Created libgda tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1997147]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1997146]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-08-24 15:35:24 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.


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