Bug 1834323 (CVE-2020-10958) - CVE-2020-10958 dovecot: command followed by sufficient number of newlines leads to use-after-free
Summary: CVE-2020-10958 dovecot: command followed by sufficient number of newlines lea...
Alias: CVE-2020-10958
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1836935 1840357
Blocks: 1834329
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-05-11 14:04 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2021-02-16 20:04 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Dovecot
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Last Closed: 2020-11-04 02:25:26 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:4763 0 None None None 2020-11-04 03:41:49 UTC

Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-05-11 14:04:42 UTC
A vulnerability was found in dovecot 2.3.0 before 2.3.10 where, by sending command followed by sufficient number of newlines triggers a use-after-free bug that might crash submission-login, submission or lmtp service.

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-05-11 14:20:28 UTC

Name: Philippe Antoine (Catena Cyber)

Comment 2 Marian Rehak 2020-05-18 14:08:02 UTC
Created dovecot tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1836935]

Comment 5 Stefan Cornelius 2020-05-28 14:25:09 UTC
External References:


Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-11-04 02:25:26 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2020-11-04 03:41:47 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2020:4763 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4763

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