CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2011-05-11
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

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

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