GLSA-201110-04 : Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-04
(Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause the
remote execution of arbitrary code, or a Denial of Service condition, to
conduct directory traversal attacks, corrupt data, or disclose
information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-04.xml

Solution :

All Dovecot 1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-1.2.17'
All Dovecot 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-2.0.13'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 28, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no
longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false