Upstream information

CVE-2016-7143 at MITRE


The m_authenticate function in modules/m_sasl.c in Charybdis before 3.5.3 allows remote attackers to spoof certificate fingerprints and consequently log in as another user via a crafted AUTHENTICATE parameter.

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 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • charybdis >= 3.5.3-2.1
  • solanum >= 0~ch448-1.4
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA charybdis-3.5.3-2.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA solanum-0~ch448-1.4

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Sep 6 02:15:20 2016
CVE page last modified: Wed Oct 26 20:08:14 2022