Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that the message header parser in Dovecot did not
properly handle '\0' characters in header names. This could allow a
remote attacker to cause a denial of service through a crafted email
message by crashing the Dovecot daemon or corrupting mailboxes.
Update the affected dovecot-common package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55106 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47930
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1929
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