Upstream information

CVE-2020-14929 at MITRE


Alpine before 2.23 silently proceeds to use an insecure connection after a /tls is sent in certain circumstances involving PREAUTH, which is a less secure behavior than the alternative of closing the connection and letting the user decide what they would like to do.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.5
Attack Vector Network Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact None High
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1173281 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP1
  • alpine >= 2.24-bp151.5.3.1
  • pico >= 5.07-bp151.5.3.1
  • pilot >= 2.99-bp151.5.3.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP2
  • alpine >= 2.24-bp152.4.3.1
  • pico >= 5.07-bp152.4.3.1
  • pilot >= 2.99-bp152.4.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • alpine >= 2.24-lp152.5.3.1
  • pico >= 5.07-lp152.5.3.1
  • pilot >= 2.99-lp152.5.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • alpine >= 2.25-24.1
  • pico >= 5.07-24.1
  • pilot >= 2.99-24.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA alpine-2.25-24.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sun Jun 21 11:58:14 2020
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 15:34:17 2023