Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that certain email headers were not correctly
handled by Dovecot. If a remote attacker sent a specially crafted
email to a user with a mailbox managed by Dovecot, that user's mailbox
would become inaccessible through Dovecot, leading to a denial of
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37538 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4907