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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1929

lib-mail/message-header-parser.c in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 2.0.x before 2.0.13 does not properly handle '\0' characters in header names, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or mailbox corruption) via a crafted e-mail message.
Publish Date : 2011-05-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
5.0
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2011-05-19 2011-05-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1929 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20111929 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:1187: dovecot security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23022 unix
DSA-2252-1 dovecot -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12978 unix
ELSA-2011:1187: dovecot security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23639 unix
RHSA-2011:1187: dovecot security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21976 unix
RHSA-2011:1187: dovecot security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111187 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1929

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Dovecot Dovecot 31

- References For CVE-2011-1929

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706286 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67589
XF dovecot-header-name-dos(67589)
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8581790
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0540
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1143-1
UBUNTU USN-1143-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47930
BID 47930 Dovecot Header Name NULL Character Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2011-10-11
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1187.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1187
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:101
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:101
http://www.dovecot.org/doc/NEWS-2.0 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2252
DEBIAN DSA-2252
http://www.dovecot.org/doc/NEWS-1.2 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/19/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20110519 Re: Dovecot releases
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060815.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7258
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060825.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7268
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/18/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20110518 Dovecot releases
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/19/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20110519 Re: Dovecot releases
http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-1.1/rev/3698dfe0f21c CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061384.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7612
http://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2011-May/059086.html
MLIST [dovecot] 20110511 v1.2.17 released
http://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2011-May/059085.html
MLIST [dovecot] 20110511 v2.0.13 released

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1929

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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