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CVE-2019-11500 Detail

Current Description

In Dovecot before 2.2.36.4 and 2.3.x before 2.3.7.2 (and Pigeonhole before 0.5.7.2), protocol processing can fail for quoted strings. This occurs because '\0' characters are mishandled, and can lead to out-of-bounds writes and remote code execution.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00024.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00026.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/28/3 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2822
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2836
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2885
https://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot-news/2019-August/000417.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/08/msg00035.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/3GYTZLLDNIFWT7D7JSB25ERJNMOR4CQ3/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KVHY3MU2OK2EWZJFGNDSAOMD42L7DFPX/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/YSJVVVRAE3SITC2ZLGCPMFDN3WVYZBWF/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-29 Third Party Advisory
https://www.dovecot.org/security.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.2.36.4
 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.3.0
Up to (excluding)
2.3.7.2
 cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:pigeonhole:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.5.7.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11500
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/06/2019