Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 / 14.04 : dovecot vulnerability (USN-2213-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled closing inactive
SSL/TLS connections. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
Dovecot to stop responding to new connections, resulting in a denial
of service.

Solution :

Update the affected dovecot-core, dovecot-imapd and / or dovecot-pop3d
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74034 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67306

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3430