openSUSE 10 Security Update : dovecot (dovecot-2306)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Off-by-one buffer overflow in Dovecot 1.0 versions, when index files
are used and mmap_disable is set to 'yes,' allows remote authenticated
IMAP or POP3 users to cause a denial of service (crash) via
unspecified vectors involving the cache file. (CVE-2006-5973)

Solution :

Update the affected dovecot package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27201 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5973

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