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CVE-2008-4577 Detail

Current Description

The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 treats negative access rights as if they are positive access rights, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=240409
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-16.xml
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2008-October/000085.html Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:232
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0205.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31587
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-838-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2745
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10376
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00816.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00844.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:0.99.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:0.99.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0_rc29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4577
NVD Published Date:
10/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017