CVE-2008-4577

NameCVE-2008-4577
DescriptionThe ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 treats negative access rights as if they are positive access rights, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
SourceCVE (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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs502967

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)wheezy1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:2.1.7-7+deb7u2fixed
jessie1:2.2.13-12~deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)1:2.2.13-12~deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:2.2.27-3+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid1:2.2.35-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsource(unstable)1:1.0.15-2.2low502967

Notes

[etch] - dovecot <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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