Ubuntu Dovecot buffer overflow vulnerability
- Date Published:2019-04-02
- Last Updated:2019-04-02
- Version Affected: Ubuntu Dovecot
- CVE: CVE-2019-7524
Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 mail server based on Linux/ unix-like systems.
Dovecot has a buffer overflow vulnerability. This vulnerability can be exploited by a local attacker to promote user privileges to root.
At present, the vendor has released the patches to repair loopholes, patch for a link: https://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2019-March/000403.html