CVE-2007-2231

NameCVE-2007-2231
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in index/mbox/mbox-storage.c in Dovecot before 1.0.rc29, when using the zlib plugin, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary gzipped (.gz) mailboxes (mbox files) via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the mailbox name.
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ReferencesDSA-1359-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)stretch1:2.2.27-3+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)1:2.2.27-3+deb9u7fixed
buster1:2.3.4.1-5+deb10u6fixed
buster (security)1:2.3.4.1-5+deb10u5fixed
bullseye1:2.3.13+dfsg1-2fixed
bookworm, sid1:2.3.16+dfsg1-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsourcesarge(not affected)
dovecotsourceetch1.0.rc15-2etch1DSA-1359-1
dovecotsource(unstable)1.0.rc29-1

Notes

[sarge] - dovecot <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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