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Published on August 2nd, 2019 📆 | 5137 Views ⚑


cPanel up to 68.0.14 dovecot-xaps-plugin Format privilege escalation

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A vulnerability was found in cPanel up to 68.0.14 (Hosting Control Software) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component dovecot-xaps-plugin. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Format). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 08/02/2019. The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-18389 since 07/31/2019. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading to version 68.0.15 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 139243, 139244, 139245 and 139246 are related to this item.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation / Format (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Upgrade: cPanel 68.0.15

07/31/2019 CVE assigned
08/02/2019 +2 days Advisory disclosed
08/02/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
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CVE: CVE-2017-18389 (🔒)
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Created: 08/02/2019 10:18 PM
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