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CVE-2013-1799 Detail

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.


Metrics

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CVSS 4.0 Severity and Vector Strings:

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Evaluator Impact

Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1779-1/ "A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10"

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1799
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.