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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3897: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3897: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/24/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-mail-dovecot

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