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CVE-2017-15132 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in dovecot 2.0 up to 2.2.33 and 2.3.0. An abort of SASL authentication results in a memory leak in dovecot's auth client used by login processes. The leak has impact in high performance configuration where same login processes are reused and can cause the process to crash due to memory exhaustion.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/25/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1532768 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/dovecot/core/commit/1a29ed2f96da1be22fa5a4d96c7583aa81b8b060.patch Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00036.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3556-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3556-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4130
https://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2018-February/000370.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Authentication Issues (CWE-287)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15132
NVD Published Date:
01/25/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/01/2018