Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
Name GLSA-201908-29 First vendor Publication 2019-08-31
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2019-08-31
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None 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

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

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 299
Application 80
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1

Alert History

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