|Description||Dovecot 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.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|dovecot (PTS)||jessie (security), jessie||1:2.2.13-12~deb8u4||fixed|
|stretch (security), stretch||1:2.2.27-3+deb9u2||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[sarge] - dovecot <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - dovecot <no-dsa> (very minor issue)
low, because issue is only with quite rare configurations