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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-04 ] Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201110-04)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 10, 2011
Bug(s): #286844, #293954, #314533, #368653
ID: 201110-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Dovecot, the worst of which
allowing for remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Dovecot is an IMAP and POP3 server written with security primarily in
mind.


Affected Packages

Package: net-mail/dovecot
Vulnerable: < 2.0.13
Unaffected: >= 1.2.17 < 1.2.18
Unaffected: >= 2.0.13
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause the
remote execution of arbitrary code, or a Denial of Service condition, to
conduct directory traversal attacks, corrupt data, or disclose
information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Dovecot 1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-1.2.17"
   
All Dovecot 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-2.0.13"
   
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 28, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no
longer affected by this issue.


References

CVE-2009-3235
CVE-2009-3897
CVE-2010-0745
CVE-2010-3304
CVE-2010-3706
CVE-2010-3707
CVE-2010-3779
CVE-2010-3780
CVE-2011-1929
CVE-2011-2166
CVE-2011-2167
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