CentOS 7 update for dovecot



Published: 2020-09-16
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE ID CVE-2020-12100
CVE-2020-12673
CVE-2020-12674
CWE ID CWE-835
CWE-125
CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Advisory

1) Infinite loop

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12100

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in submission, lmtp, and lda when processing e-mail message with deeply nested MIME parts. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted email to consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

CentOS: 7

CPE External links

https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-September/035809.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Out-of-bounds read

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12673

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition when processing NTLM requests. A remote attacker can send a specially formatted NTLM reques, trigger out-of-bounds read error and crash the auth service.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

CentOS: 7

CPE External links

https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-September/035809.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Input validation error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12674

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in RPA requests. A remote attacker can send a specially formatted 0-lenght RPA request and crash the auth service.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

CentOS: 7

CPE External links

https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-September/035809.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.