camel/providers/imapx/camel-imapx-server.c in the IMAPx component in GNOME evolution-data-server before 3.21.2 proceeds with cleartext data containing a password if the client wishes to use STARTTLS but the server will not use STARTTLS, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network. The server code was intended to report an error and not proceed, but the code was written incorrectly.
Published 2018-07-20 04:29:00
Updated 2018-09-18 13:16:23
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-10727

0.87%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 82 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-10727

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-10727

References for CVE-2016-10727

Products affected by CVE-2016-10727

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