Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:07:09 +0100 From: Richard Moore <rich@....org> To: kde-announce@....org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: KMail/KIO POP3 SSL MITM Flaw KDE Project Security Advisory ============================= Title: KMail/KIO POP3 SSL MITM Flaw Risk Rating: Medium CVE: CVE-2014-3494 Platforms: All Versions: kdelibs 4.10.95 to 4.13.2 Author: Richard J. Moore <rich@....org> Date: 17 June 2014 Overview ======== The POP3 kioslave used by kmail will accept invalid certificates without presenting a dialog to the user due a bug that leads to an inability to display the dialog combined with an error in the way the result is checked. Impact ====== This flaw allows an active attacker to perform MITM attacks against the ioslave which could result in the leakage of sensitive data such as the authentication details and the contents of emails. Workaround ========== None Solution ======== Upgrade to version 4.13.3 or apply the patch at http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=kdelibs.git&a=commitdiff&h=bbae87dc1be3ae063796a582774bd5642cacdd5d&hp=1ccdb43ed3b32a7798eec6d39bb3c83a6e40228f Credits ======= Thanks to Jim Scadden for reporting this issue and writing the initial fix, and to David Faure for reviewing and improving the fix.
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