Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dovecot was discovered to have an error when handling its index cache
files. This error could be exploited by authenticated POP and IMAP
users to cause a crash of the Dovecot server, or possibly to execute
arbitrary code. Only servers using the non-default option
'mmap_disable=yes' were vulnerable.
Update the affected dovecot-common, dovecot-imapd and / or
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27970 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5973
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