CVE-2016-4983

Published on: 11/05/2019 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Certain versions of Dovecot from Dovecot contain the following vulnerability:

A postinstall script in the dovecot rpm allows local users to read the contents of newly created SSL/TLS key files.

  • CVE-2016-4983 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as LOW severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Fedora - dovecot22 version dovecot22-2.2.25-3.1
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Fedora - dovecot22 version dovecot22-2.2.18-9.1
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Fedora - dovecot22 version dovecot22-2.2.13-3.7.1

CVSS3 Score: 3.3 - LOW

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED LOW NONE NONE

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
openSUSE-SU-2016:2876-1: moderate: Security update for dovecot22 Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
lists.opensuse.org
text/html
URL Logo MISC lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-11/msg00096.html
Bug 984639 – VUL-1: CVE-2016-4983: dovecot insecure SSL/TLS key and certificate file creation Exploit
Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.suse.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=984639
1346055 – (CVE-2016-4983) CVE-2016-4983 dovecot insecure SSL/TLS key and certificate file creation Exploit
Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1346055

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationDovecotDovecot-AllAllAll
ApplicationDovecotDovecot-AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseLeap42.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseLeap42.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseLeap42.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseLeap42.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseOpensuse13.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseOpensuse13.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux4.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux5.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux4.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux5.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux7.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: