CVE-2016-8652

medium

Description

The auth component in Dovecot before 2.2.27, when auth-policy is configured, allows a remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by aborting authentication without setting a username.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/02/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/12

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2017-02-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Severity: Medium

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Severity: Medium