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USN-4598-1: LibEtPan vulnerability

22 October 2020

LibEtPan could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.



  • libetpan - Mail Framework for C Language


It was discovered that LibEtPan incorrectly handled STARTTLS when using
IMAP, SMTP and POP3. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to perform a response injection attack. (CVE-2020-15953)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.