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Advisories

MGASA-2021-0343 - Updated libgrss packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 12 Jul 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0343.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2016-20011

libgrss does not perform any TLS certificate verification because it uses the
deprecated SoupSessionAsync, which requires manually enabling certificate
verification, rather than a modern SoupSession that has good defaults
(CVE-2016-20011).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29092
- https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libgrss/-/issues/4
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-20011

SRPMS:
- 7/core/libgrss-0.7.0-2.1.mga7
- 8/core/libgrss-0.7.0-4.1.mga8

Mageia 2021-0343: libgrss security update

libgrss does not perform any TLS certificate verification because it uses the deprecated SoupSessionAsync, which requires manually enabling certificate verification, rather than a ...

Summary

libgrss does not perform any TLS certificate verification because it uses the deprecated SoupSessionAsync, which requires manually enabling certificate verification, rather than a modern SoupSession that has good defaults (CVE-2016-20011).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29092

- https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libgrss/-/issues/4

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-20011

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0343 - Updated libgrss packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/libgrss-0.7.0-2.1.mga7

- 8/core/libgrss-0.7.0-4.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 12 Jul 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0343.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2016-20011

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