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Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:44:35 +0200
From: Aki Tuomi <aki.tuomi@...ecot.fi>
To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: CVE-2019-19722: Critical vulnerability in Dovecot

Open-Xchange Security Advisory 2019-12-13
 
Product: Dovecot IMAP/POP3 Server
Vendor: OX Software GmbH
 
Internal reference: DOV-3719
Vulnerability type: NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)
Vulnerable version: 2.3.9
Vulnerable component: push notification driver
Report confidence: Confirmed
Solution status: Fixed by Vendor
Fixed version: 2.3.9.1
Researcher credits: Frederik Schwan, Michael Stilkerich
Vendor notification: 2019-12-10
Solution date: 2019-12-12
Public disclosure: 2019-12-13
CVE reference: CVE-2019-19722
CVSS: 5.3 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
 
Vulnerability Details:
Mail with group address as sender will cause a signal 11 crash in push
notification drivers. Group address as recipient can cause crash in some
drivers.
 
Risk:
Repeated delivery attempts are made for the problematic mail, causing
queueing in MTA.
 
Steps to reproduce:
1. Configure dovecot with push notifications enabled, such as OX push
notification driver. This can also be observed with 3rd party plugin XAPS.
2. Send mail a group address as sender
 
Solution:
Operators should update to the latest Patch Release.




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