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USN-487-1: Dovecot vulnerability

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USN-487-1: Dovecot vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/25/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in index/mbox/mbox-storage.c in Dovecot before 1.0.rc29, when using the zlib plugin, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary gzipped (.gz) mailboxes (mbox files) via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the mailbox name.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-dovecot-common

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