Dovecot < 2.3.5.2 Denial of Service Vulnerability

2019-04-29T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310113379
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-04-29T00:00:00

Description

Dovecot is prone to a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability.

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.113379");
  script_version("2019-04-29T12:33:57+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-04-29 12:33:57 +0000 (Mon, 29 Apr 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2019-04-29 11:09:24 +0000 (Mon, 29 Apr 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner_unreliable");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-10691");

  script_name("Dovecot < 2.3.5.2 Denial of Service Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_dovecot_consolidation.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("dovecot/detected");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Dovecot is prone to a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The JSON encoder allows attackers to repeatedly crash the authentication
  service by attempting to authenticate with an invalid UTF-8 sequence as the username.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Dovecot version 2.3.0 through 2.3.5.1.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 2.3.5.2.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2019-April/000406.html");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.dovecot.org/security");


  exit(0);
}

CPE = "cpe:/a:dovecot:dovecot";

include( "host_details.inc" );
include( "version_func.inc" );

if( ! version = get_app_version( cpe: CPE, nofork: TRUE ) ) exit( 0 );

if( version_in_range( version: version, test_version: "2.3.0", test_version2: "2.3.5.1" ) ) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version: version, fixed_version: "2.3.5.2" );
  security_message( data: report, port: 0 );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );