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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-14461

A specially crafted email delivered over SMTP and passed on to Dovecot by MTA can trigger an out of bounds read resulting in potential sensitive information disclosure and denial of service. In order to trigger this vulnerability, an attacker needs to send a specially crafted email message to the server.
Publish Date : 2018-03-02 Last Update Date : 2018-04-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-14461

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Dovecot Dovecot 2.2.33.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu 17.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Dovecot Dovecot 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu 3

- References For CVE-2017-14461

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4130
DEBIAN DSA-4130
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0510
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00036.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180331 [SECURITY] [DLA 1333-1] dovecot security update
https://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2018-February/000370.html
MLIST [dovecot-news] 20180228 v2.2.34 released
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3587-2/
UBUNTU USN-3587-2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103201
BID 103201 Dovecot CVE-2017-14461 Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2018-03-01
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3587-1/
UBUNTU USN-3587-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-14461

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


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