CVE-2008-1199

NameCVE-2008-1199
DescriptionDovecot before 1.0.11, when configured to use mail_extra_groups to allow Dovecot to create dotlocks in /var/mail, might allow local users to read sensitive mail files for other users, or modify files or directories that are writable by group, via a symlink attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1516-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs469457

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, sid1:2.2.26.0-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsource(unstable)1:1.0.12-1medium469457
dovecotsourceetch1.0.rc15-2etch4mediumDSA-1516-1

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