Upstream information

CVE-2009-3897 at MITRE

Description

Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.8 sets 0777 permissions during creation of certain directories at installation time, which allows local users to access arbitrary user accounts by replacing the auth socket, related to the parent directories of the base_dir directory, and possibly the base_dir directory itself.

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 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 557184 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.2
  • dovecot12-debuginfo >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-debugsource >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-fts-lucene-debuginfo >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
openSUSE 11.2
  • dovecot12 >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-backend-mysql >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-backend-pgsql >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-backend-sqlite >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-devel >= 1.2.9-0.1.1
  • dovecot12-fts-lucene >= 1.2.9-0.1.1