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CVE-2009-3235 Detail

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Sieve plugin in Dovecot 1.0 before 1.0.4 and 1.1 before 1.1.7, as derived from Cyrus libsieve, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted SIEVE script, as demonstrated by forwarding an e-mail message to a large number of recipients, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2632.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2009-September/000135.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00004.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/14/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36377
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-838-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2641 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53248
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10515
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-September/msg00491.html Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3235
NVD Published Date:
09/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017