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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201707-11 ] RoundCube: Security bypass
Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2017 20:22:40
Message-Id: bcb664ee-e71d-6ec4-6565-0202b02efce1@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201707-11
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: RoundCube: Security bypass
     Date: July 08, 2017
     Bugs: #618322
       ID: 201707-11

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in RoundCube may allow authenticated users to bypass
security restrictions.

Background
==========

Free and open source webmail software for the masses, written in PHP.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  mail-client/roundcube        < 1.2.5                    >= 1.2.5

Description
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Authenticated users can arbitrarily reset passwords due to a problem
caused by an improperly restricted exec call in the virtualmin and sasl
drivers of the password plugin.

Impact
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Authenticated users can bypass security restrictions and elevate
privileges.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All RoundCube users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/roundcube-1.2.5"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-8114
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-8114

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-11

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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