Upstream information

CVE-2021-38373 at MITRE

Description

In KDE KMail 19.12.3 (aka 5.13.3), the SMTP STARTTLS option is not honored (and cleartext messages are sent) unless "Server requires authentication" is checked.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.5
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.3 6.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity High Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1190174 [NEW]

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