Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2008-4577 First vendor Publication 2008-10-15
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-09-29

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 6.4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 treats negative access rights as if they are positive access rights, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4577

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-1 Accessing Functionality Not Properly Constrained by ACLs
CAPEC-13 Subverting Environment Variable Values
CAPEC-17 Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
CAPEC-39 Manipulating Opaque Client-based Data Tokens
CAPEC-45 Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
CAPEC-51 Poison Web Service Registry
CAPEC-59 Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
CAPEC-60 Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
CAPEC-76 Manipulating Input to File System Calls
CAPEC-77 Manipulating User-Controlled Variables
CAPEC-87 Forceful Browsing
CAPEC-104 Cross Zone Scripting

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10376
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10376
Title: The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 treats negative access rights as if they are positive access rights, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
Description: The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 treats negative access rights as if they are positive access rights, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-4577
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 87

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-10-06 Name : Ubuntu USN-838-1 (dovecot)
File : nvt/ubuntu_838_1.nasl
2009-06-05 Name : Ubuntu USN-698-1 (nagios)
File : nvt/ubuntu_698_1.nasl
2009-04-09 Name : Mandriva Update for dovecot MDVSA-2008:232 (dovecot)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2008_232.nasl
2009-02-18 Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:004
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_004.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for dovecot FEDORA-2008-9202
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_9202_dovecot_fc9.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for dovecot FEDORA-2008-9232
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_9232_dovecot_fc8.nasl
2009-01-26 Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0205
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0205.nasl
2008-12-29 Name : Ubuntu USN-697-1 (imlib2)
File : nvt/ubuntu_697_1.nasl
2008-12-29 Name : Ubuntu USN-698-2 (nagios3)
File : nvt/ubuntu_698_2.nasl
2008-12-29 Name : Ubuntu USN-699-1 (blender)
File : nvt/ubuntu_699_1.nasl
2008-12-23 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200812-16 (dovecot)
File : nvt/glsa_200812_16.nasl
2008-11-24 Name : FreeBSD Ports: dovecot
File : nvt/freebsd_dovecot1.nasl
2008-10-17 Name : Dovecot ACL Plugin Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
File : nvt/gb_dovecot_mult_sec_bypass_vuln.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
49098 Dovecot ACL Plugin Negative Access Rights Bypass

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
File : sl_20090120_dovecot_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-29 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-838-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_dovecot-090205.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2008-232.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-02-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_dovecot-5986.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-01-21 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-0205.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-15 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200812-16.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-11-21 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_75c24c1db68811dd88fd001c2514716c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-31 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-9202.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-31 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-9232.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31587
CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=240409
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00816...
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00844...
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-16.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:232
MLIST http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2008-October/000085.html
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0205.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/32164
http://secunia.com/advisories/32471
http://secunia.com/advisories/33149
http://secunia.com/advisories/33624
http://secunia.com/advisories/36904
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-838-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2745

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