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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been identified and fixed in dovecot :
lib-mail/message-header-parser.c in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and
2.0.x before 2.0.13 does not properly handle '�
' (NUL) characters
in header names, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (daemon crash or mailbox corruption) via a crafted e-mail
Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 54839 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47930
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1929
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