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FreeBSD Ports: dovecot

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: dovecot CVE-2008-4577 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. CVE-2008-4578 The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by using the 'k' right to create unauthorized 'parent/child/child' mailboxes.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)