FreeBSD : dovecot -- Insecure directory permissions (30211c45-e52a-11de-b5cd-00e0815b8da8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Dovecot author reports :

Dovecot v1.2.x had been creating base_dir (and its parents if
necessary) with 0777 permissions. The base_dir's permissions get
changed to 0755 automatically at startup, but you may need to chmod
the parent directories manually.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?cc9e4c37

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43104 (freebsd_pkg_30211c45e52a11deb5cd00e0815b8da8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37084

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3897

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