Dovecot 'CVE-2014-3430' DoS Vulnerability

2019-12-18T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310114167
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-01-07T00:00:00

Description

Dovecot is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

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

if (description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.114167");
  script_version("2020-01-07T12:10:22+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-01-07 12:10:22 +0000 (Tue, 07 Jan 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2019-12-18 11:20:31 +0100 (Wed, 18 Dec 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_cve_id("CVE-2014-3430");

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

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

  script_name("Dovecot 'CVE-2014-3430' DoS 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 vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Dovecot does not properly close old connections, which allows
  remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (resource consumption) via an incomplete SSL/TLS
  handshake for an IMAP/POP3 connection.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Dovecot versions between 1.1 and 2.2.13,
  Dovecot-EE before 2.1.7.7 and 2.2.x before 2.2.12.12.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 2.2.13 or later. For Dovecot-EE, the fix is also in
  version 2.2.12.12 and 2.1.7.7.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/09/4");

  exit(0);
}

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

if(isnull(port = get_app_port(cpe: CPE)))
  exit(0);

if(!infos = get_app_version_and_location(cpe: CPE, port: port, exit_no_version: TRUE))
  exit(0);

version = infos["version"];
location = infos["location"];

#nb: We can't really differentiate between Dovecot and Dovecot-EE/Pro, so this range will do
if(version_in_range(version: version, test_version: "1.1", test_version2: "2.2.13")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version: version, fixed_version: "2.2.13", install_path: location);
  security_message(port: port, data: report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);