Debian dla-3809 : kio-sieve - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 194991


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3809 advisory.

- In KDE libksieve before 23.03.80, kmanagesieve/session.cpp places a cleartext password in server logs because a username variable is accidentally given a password value. (CVE-2023-52723)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the kio-sieve packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 194991

File Name: debian_DLA-3809.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2024

Updated: 5/5/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-52723


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libkf5ksieve5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libkf5ksieveui5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libkf5kmanagesieve5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:kio-sieve, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libkf5ksieve-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libkf5ksieve-data

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/5/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-52723