FreeBSD : dovecot -- json encoder crash (a64aa22f-61ec-11e9-85b9-a4badb296695)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124183


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Aki Tuomi reports :

* CVE-2019-10691: Trying to login with 8bit username containing invalid UTF8 input causes auth process to crash if auth policy is enabled. This could be used rather easily to cause a DoS. Similar crash also happens during mail delivery when using invalid UTF8 in From or Subject header when OX push notification driver is used.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124183

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a64aa22f61ec11e985b9a4badb296695.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2019/04/19

Updated: 2020/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dovecot, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dovecot2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10691