Public Date:
709095: CVE-2011-2166 dovecot: authenticated remote bypass of intended access restrictions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

script-login in Dovecot 2.0.x before 2.0.13 does not follow the user and group configuration settings, which might allow remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a script.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2166 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (dovecot) RHSA-2013:0520 2013-02-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 dovecot Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 dovecot Not affected