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CVE-2008-1218 Detail

Description

Argument injection vulnerability in Dovecot 1.0.x before 1.0.13, and 1.1.x before 1.1.rc3, when using blocking passdbs, allows remote attackers to bypass the password check via a password containing TAB characters, which are treated as argument delimiters that enable the skip_password_check field to be specified.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/10/2008

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:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/12/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of Dovecot as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-25.xml
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0108
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1516
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2008-March/000064.html
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2008-March/000065.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489481/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28181
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-593-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41085
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2341
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5257
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00358.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00381.html

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1218
NVD Published Date:
03/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017