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CVE-2006-0730 Detail

Current Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Dovecot before 1.0beta3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash or hang) via unspecified vectors involving (1) "potential hangs" in the APPEND command and "potential crashes" in (2) dovecot-auth and (3) imap/pop3-login. NOTE: vector 2 might be related to a double free vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/16/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0730
Original release date:
02/16/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/16/2006)

This issue only affected Dovecot versions 1.0beta1 and 1.0beta2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 shipped with an earlier version of Dovecot and is therefore not vulnerable to this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2006-February/011367.html External Source MLIST [Dovecot] 20060208 1.0beta3 released
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16672 External Source BID 16672
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0549 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0549
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24709 External Source XF dovecot-append-dos(24709)

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