[USN-4598-1] LibEtPan vulnerability
emilia.torino at canonical.com
Thu Oct 22 14:24:09 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4598-1
October 22, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
LibEtPan could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- libetpan: Mail Framework for C Language
It was discovered that LibEtPan incorrectly handled STARTTLS when using
IMAP, SMTP and POP3. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to perform a response injection attack. (CVE-2020-15953)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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