CVE-2019-7524 log

Source
Severity High
Remote No
Type Privilege escalation
Description
A stack-based buffer overflow has been found in Dovecot versions prior to 2.3.5.1. When reading FTS or POP3-UIDL header from dovecot index, the input buffer size is not bound, and data is copied to target structure causing stack overflow. This can be used for local root privilege escalation or executing arbitrary code in dovecot process context. This requires ability to directly modify dovecot indexes.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-944 dovecot 2.3.5-2 2.3.5.1-1 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
28 Mar 2019 ASA-201903-16 AVG-944 dovecot High privilege escalation
References
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q1/197
https://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2019-March/115296.html
https://github.com/dovecot/core/commit/79679674eb6d2c7d38f2537e613efc103058dff1
https://github.com/dovecot/core/commit/d79845350e0754f5e25c41bd56591ddd5b0a35fd