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FreeBSD Ports: dovecot

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 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-2009-3897 Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.8 sets 0777 permissions during creation of certain directories at installation time, which allows local users to access arbitrary user accounts by replacing the auth socket, related to the parent directories of the base_dir directory, and possibly the base_dir directory itself.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/37443 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/30211c45-e52a-11de-b5cd-00e0815b8da8.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)