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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-24386: Moderate: dovecot security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-1887)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-24386: Moderate: dovecot security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-1887)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/04/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in Dovecot before 2.3.13. By using IMAP IDLE, an authenticated attacker can trigger unhibernation via attacker-controlled parameters, leading to access to other users' email messages (and path disclosure).

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-dovecot
  • alma-upgrade-dovecot-devel
  • alma-upgrade-dovecot-mysql
  • alma-upgrade-dovecot-pgsql
  • alma-upgrade-dovecot-pigeonhole

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