Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : dovecot regression (USN-288-4)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

USN-288-3 fixed a vulnerability in dovecot. Unfortunately the Ubuntu
6.06 update had a regression which caused authentication using a MySQL
database to not work any more. This update fixes this again.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Solution :

Update the affected dovecot-common, dovecot-imapd and / or
dovecot-pop3d packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27860 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18092