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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0730

Original release date: 02/16/2006
Last revised: 09/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Dovecot before 1.0beta3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash or hang) via unspecified vectors involving (1) "potential hangs" in the APPEND command and "potential crashes" in (2) dovecot-auth and (3) imap/pop3-login. NOTE: vector 2 might be related to a double free vulnerability.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/16/2006)
This issue only affected Dovecot versions 1.0beta1 and 1.0beta2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 shipped with an earlier version of Dovecot and is therefore not vulnerable to this issue.

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [Dovecot] 20060208 1.0beta3 released
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0549
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18870
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 16672
External Source: XF
Name: dovecot-append-dos(24709)

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