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Dovecot before 1.0.11 when configured to use mail_extra_groups to allow Dovecot to create dotlocks in /var/mail might allow local users to read sensitive mail files for other users or modify files or directories that are writable by group via a symlink attack.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10739

Dovecot before 1.0.11 when configured to use mail_extra_groups to allow Dovecot to create dotlocks in /var/mail might allow local users to read sensitive mail files for other users or modify files or directories that are writable by group via a symlink attack.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1199
Product(s):