FreeBSD : dovecot -- ACL plugin bypass vulnerabilities (75c24c1d-b688-11dd-88fd-001c2514716c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34838


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


Timo Sirainen reports in dovecot 1.1.4 release notes :

ACL plugin fixes: Negative rights were actually treated as positive rights. 'k' right didn't prevent creating parent/child/child mailbox.
ACL groups weren't working.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34838

File Name: freebsd_pkg_75c24c1db68811dd88fd001c2514716c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/11/21

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4577, CVE-2008-4578

BID: 31587

CWE: 264