Upstream information

CVE-2008-4577 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 435978 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • dovecot-debuginfo >= 1.0.13-24.2
  • dovecot-debugsource >= 1.0.13-24.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • dovecot >= 1.0.13-24.2
  • dovecot-devel >= 1.0.13-24.2