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CVE-2007-4211 Detail

Description

The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.0.3 allows remote authenticated users with the insert right to save certain flags via a (1) COPY or (2) APPEND command.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/07/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4211
Original release date:
08/07/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

These issues did not affect the dovecot versions as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. 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 Type Source Name
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2007-August/000048.html External Source MLIST [dovecot-news] 20070801 v1.0.3 released
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0297.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0297
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25182 Patch External Source BID 25182
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35767 External Source XF dovecot-aclplugin-security-bypass(35767)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1621 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1621
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11558 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11558

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11558
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11558

Technical Details

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