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HistoryMay 01, 2019 - 12:00 a.m.

Ubuntu 18.10 / 19.04 : Dovecot vulnerabilities (USN-3961-1)

2019-05-0100:00:00
Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2019-2024 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2019-2024 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
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9

CVSS2

5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

7.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

7.6

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.023

Percentile

89.8%

It was discovered that the Dovecot Submission login service incorrectly handled certain operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Dovecot to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3961-1. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Canonical, Inc. See 
# <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/>. Ubuntu(R) is a registered 
# trademark of Canonical, Inc.
#

include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(124457);
  script_version("1.8");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2024/05/30");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-11494", "CVE-2019-11499");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"3961-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 18.10 / 19.04 : Dovecot vulnerabilities (USN-3961-1)");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"It was discovered that the Dovecot Submission login service
incorrectly handled certain operations. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause Dovecot to crash, resulting in a
denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://usn.ubuntu.com/3961-1/");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Update the affected dovecot-core and / or dovecot-submissiond
packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2019-11499");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/05/08");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/04/30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/05/01");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-core");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-submissiond");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Ubuntu Local Security Checks");

  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2019-2024 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2019-2024 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/cpu", "Host/Ubuntu", "Host/Ubuntu/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("ubuntu.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");

if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled") ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
var release = get_kb_item("Host/Ubuntu/release");
if ( isnull(release) ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu");
release = chomp(release);
if (! preg(pattern:"^(18\.10|19\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 18.10 / 19.04", "Ubuntu " + release);
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l") ) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

var cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ('x86_64' >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$" && 's390' >!< cpu && 'aarch64' >!< cpu) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, 'Ubuntu', cpu);

var flag = 0;

if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.10", pkgname:"dovecot-core", pkgver:"1:2.3.2.1-1ubuntu3.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.10", pkgname:"dovecot-submissiond", pkgver:"1:2.3.2.1-1ubuntu3.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"19.04", pkgname:"dovecot-core", pkgver:"1:2.3.4.1-1ubuntu2.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"19.04", pkgname:"dovecot-submissiond", pkgver:"1:2.3.4.1-1ubuntu2.2")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_WARNING,
    extra      : ubuntu_report_get()
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  var tested = ubuntu_pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "dovecot-core / dovecot-submissiond");
}
VendorProductVersionCPE
canonicalubuntu_linux19.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04
canonicalubuntu_linuxdovecot-corep-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-core
canonicalubuntu_linuxdovecot-submissiondp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-submissiond
canonicalubuntu_linux18.10cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10

CVSS2

5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

7.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

7.6

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.023

Percentile

89.8%