DescriptionDovecot before 1.0.10, with certain configuration options including use of %variables, does not properly maintain the LDAP+auth cache, which might allow remote authenticated users to login as a different user who has the same password.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs458315
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1:1.2.15-7fixed
squeeze (lts)1:1.2.15-7+deb6u1fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1:2.2.13-11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsourcesarge(not affected)


[sarge] - dovecot <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - dovecot <no-dsa> (very minor issue)
low, because issue is only with quite rare configurations

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