Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
TitleDovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201908-29First vendor Publication2019-08-31
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-08-31
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dovecot, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background

Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker could send a specially crafted mail or use crafted IMAP commands possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-2.3.7.2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-10691 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10691
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-11500 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11500

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-29

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-29.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-787Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)
50 %CWE-287Improper Authentication

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application233
Application79
Os1
Os1
Os1

Alert History

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DateInformations
2019-09-03 21:22:07
  • Multiple Updates
2019-09-01 00:18:45
  • First insertion