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CVE-2007-6598 Detail

Description

Dovecot before 1.0.10, with certain configuration options including use of %variables, does not properly maintain the LDAP+auth cache, which might allow remote authenticated users to login as a different user who has the same password.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/03/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

This issue did not affect versions of Dovecot as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux before 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/list/dovecot-news/2007-December/000057.html
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2007-December/000058.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00004.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1457
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0297.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485779/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485787/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27093
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-567-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0017
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2076
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10458

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10458
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10458

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6598
NVD Published Date:
01/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017