Vulnerability CVE-2017-14461


Published: 2018-03-02

Description:
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.

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.5/10
4.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
Partial
Affected software
Ubuntu -> Ubuntu 
Dovecot -> Dovecot 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103201
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00036.html
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0510
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3587-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3587-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4130
https://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2018-February/000370.html

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