GLSA-201707-11 : RoundCube: Security bypass

high Nessus Plugin ID 101342
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-11 (RoundCube: Security bypass)

Authenticated users can arbitrarily reset passwords due to a problem caused by an improperly restricted exec call in the virtualmin and sasl drivers of the password plugin.
Impact :

Authenticated users can bypass security restrictions and elevate privileges.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All RoundCube users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/roundcube-1.2.5'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-11

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101342

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201707-11.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 7/10/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:roundcube, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8114

GLSA: 201707-11