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CVE-2007-2231 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  04/25/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10995
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10995

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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