CVE-2007-6598

NameCVE-2007-6598
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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1457-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs458315

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1fixed
jessie1:2.2.13-12~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1:2.2.24-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsource(unstable)1:1.0.10-1low458315
dovecotsourceetch1.0.rc15-2etch3mediumDSA-1457-1
dovecotsourcesarge(not affected)

Notes

[sarge] - dovecot <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - dovecot <no-dsa> (very minor issue)
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2007-December/000057.html
low, because issue is only with quite rare configurations

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