openSUSE 10 Security Update : dovecot (dovecot-5647)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

When configured with 'mail_extra_groups' dovecot potentially allowed
users to read mail boxes of other users. This is not the case in the
default configuration of on openSUSE (CVE-2008-1199).

By using tab characters in passwords remote attackers could
potentially acquire unauthorized access (CVE-2008-1218).

Flaws in caching LDAP data could lead to users getting logged in with
the wrong account (CVE-2007-6598).

Solution :

Update the affected dovecot packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34320 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6598
CVE-2008-1199
CVE-2008-1218

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