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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-16118

In GNOME Balsa before 2.6.0, a malicious server operator or man in the middle can trigger a NULL pointer dereference and client crash by sending a PREAUTH response to imap_mbox_connect in libbalsa/imap/imap-handle.c.
Publish Date : 2020-07-29 Last Update Date : 2020-08-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-16118

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Balsa * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Balsa 1

- References For CVE-2020-16118

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/balsa/-/commit/4e245d758e1c826a01080d40c22ca8706f0339e5
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/balsa/-/issues/23
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-08/msg00035.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1207
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-08/msg00045.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1230

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-16118

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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