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CVE-2007-2231 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in index/mbox/mbox-storage.c in Dovecot before 1.0.rc29, when using the zlib plugin, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary gzipped (.gz) mailboxes (mbox files) via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the mailbox name.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/21/2008)

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux prior to version 5. An update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0297.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dovecot.org/doc/NEWS
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-cvs/2007-March/008488.html
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2007-March/000038.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1359
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_8_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0297.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/466168/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23552
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-487-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1452
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34082
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10995

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.beta9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.rc28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2231
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018