CVE-2019-7524

Public on 2020-05-08
Modified on 2020-08-25
Description
In Dovecot before 2.2.36.3 and 2.3.x before 2.3.5.1, a local attacker can cause a buffer overflow in the indexer-worker process, which can be used to elevate to root. This occurs because of missing checks in the fts and pop3-uidl components.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 dovecot 2020-08-18 19:26 ALAS2-2020-1473
Amazon Linux 1 dovecot 2020-05-08 19:50 ALAS-2020-1363

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H