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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
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.
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56446 ()
Bugtraq ID: 363773708441964436904793048003
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3235CVE-2009-3897CVE-2010-0745CVE-2010-3304CVE-2010-3706CVE-2010-3707CVE-2010-3779CVE-2010-3780CVE-2011-1929CVE-2011-2166CVE-2011-2167
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