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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201606-11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201606-11
Posted Jun 26, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201606-11 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in claws-mail, particularly in the default SSL implementation. Versions less than 3.13.2 are affected.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2015-8614, CVE-2015-8708
SHA-256 | d93afbc054fbd44009f35488987607e4424bea092ae43b539bfd4399473f1d31

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201606-11

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Severity: Normal
Title: claws-mail: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: June 26, 2016
Bugs: #525588, #569010, #570692
ID: 201606-11

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in claws-mail, particularly in
the default SSL implementation.

Background
==========

Claws Mail is a GTK based e-mail client.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 mail-client/claws-mail < 3.13.2 >= 3.13.2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in claws-mail. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

An attacker could possibly intercept communications due to the default
implementation of SSL 3.0.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All claws-mail users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/claws-mail-3.13.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-3566
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3566
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-8614
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8614
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-8614
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8614
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-8708
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8708
[ 5 ] CVE-2015-8708
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8708

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-11

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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