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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3235

Original release date: 09/17/2009
Last revised: 07/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Sieve plugin in Dovecot 1.0 before 1.0.4 and 1.1 before 1.1.7, as derived from Cyrus libsieve, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted SIEVE script, as demonstrated by forwarding an e-mail message to a large number of recipients, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2632.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [Dovecot-news] 20090914 Security holes in CMU Sieve plugin
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36698
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 58103
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-9559
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10515
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090914 Re: CVE for recent cyrus-imap issue
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:018
External Source: XF
Name: cmu-sieve-dovecot-unspecified-bo(53248)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36904
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2641
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 36377
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:016
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-838-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36713
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10515
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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