Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 20:13:45 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: dovecot unauthorized login > Subject: [Dovecot-news] Security hole #6: Some passdbs allowed users > to log in without a valid password > Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2008 13:09:44 +0200 > From: Timo Sirainen <tss@....fi> > Reply-To: dovecot@...ecot.org > To: Dovecot News List <dovecot-news@...ecot.org> > CC: Dovecot Mailing List <dovecot@...ecot.org> > > ... > > The main problem is that Dovecot's internal protocols use TAB character > as a delimiter, but passwords were sent unescaped through them. So > passwords containing TAB characters allowed to add new internal fields. > The main problem here is a new "skip_password_check" field added in > v1.0.11 to fix problems with master user logins. Specifying this field > allowed the user to skip the password check, as the name implies. Use CVE-2008-1218 - Steve
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