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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59174
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-487-1 (dovecot)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-487-1 (dovecot)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to dovecot
announced via advisory USN-487-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 7.04

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

It was discovered that Dovecot, when configured to use non-system-user
spools and compressed folders, would allow directory traversals in
mailbox names. Remote authenticated users could potentially read email
owned by other users.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
dovecot-common 1.0.beta3-3ubuntu5.5

Ubuntu 6.10:
dovecot-common 1.0.rc2-1ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 7.04:
dovecot-common 1.0.rc17-1ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-487-1

Risk factor : Medium
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2231
Bugtraq: 20070418 rPSA-2007-0074-1 dovecot (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466168/100/0/threaded
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-cvs/2007-March/008488.html
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2007-March/000038.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-1359 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1359
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0297.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:008 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_8_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-487-1
BugTraq ID: 23552
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23552
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10995
http://secunia.com/advisories/30342
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1452
http://secunia.com/advisories/25072
XForce ISS Database: dovecot-mboxstorage-directory-traversal(34082)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34082
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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