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CVE-2019-7524 Detail

Current Description

In Dovecot before 2.2.36.3 and 2.3.x before 2.3.5.1, a local attacker can cause a buffer overflow in the indexer-worker process, which can be used to elevate to root. This occurs because of missing checks in the fts and pop3-uidl components.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00060.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00067.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/03/28/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107672 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2019-March/000403.html Vendor Advisory
https://dovecot.org/security.html Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00038.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/4XLI55NGRDTGMVOPYFCPPFNPA5VKYSSY/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/QHFZ5OWRIZGIWZJ5PTNVWWZNLLNH4XYS/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Mar/59 Issue Tracking Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-19
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3928-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4418 Third Party Advisory

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 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:dovecot:dovecot
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Up to (excluding)
2.2.36.3
 cpe:/a:dovecot:dovecot
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From (including)
2.3.0
Up to (excluding)
2.3.5.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:leap:15.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:opensuse:leap:42.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-7524
NVD Published Date:
03/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2019