This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that Dovecot did not properly discard connections
trapped in the SSL/TLS handshake phase. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to cause a denial of service on an IMAP/POP3 server by
exhausting the pool of available connections and preventing further,
legitimate connections to the IMAP/POP3 server to be made.
After installing the updated packages, the dovecot service will be
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 76245 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-3430