CVE-2017-15042

Public on 2017-11-02
Modified on 2018-05-10
Description
It was found that smtp.PlainAuth authentication scheme in Go did not verify the TLS requirement properly. A remote man-in-the-middle attacker could potentially use this flaw to sniff SMTP credentials sent by a Go application.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 golang 2018-05-10 17:19 ALAS2-2018-1011
Amazon Linux 1 golang 2017-11-02 20:17 ALAS-2017-918

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 5.9 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N