The ACL plugin in Dovecot before 1.1.4 allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by using the "k" right to create unauthorized "parent/child/child" mailboxes.
Published 2008-10-15 20:08:03
Updated 2018-10-11 20:52:14
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4578

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 77 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4578

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4578

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Vendor statements for CVE-2008-4578

  • Red Hat 2008-10-24
    The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Products affected by CVE-2008-4578

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