Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dovecot (MDVSA-2010:104)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in dovecot :

Unspecified vulnerability in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.11 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via long
headers in an e-mail message (CVE-2010-0745).

This update provides dovecot 1.2.11 which is not vulnerable to this
issue and also holds many bugfixes as well.

See also :

http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2010-March/000152.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48184 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-104.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0745

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