Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dovecot (MDVSA-2010:196)

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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 :

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Sieve plugin in Dovecot
1.0 before 1.0.4 and 1.1 before 1.1.7, as derived from Cyrus libsieve,
allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted SIEVE script, as
demonstrated by forwarding an e-mail message to a large number of
recipients, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2632
(CVE-2009-3235).

Packages for 2009.1 were missing with the previous MDVSA-2009:242
update. This update corrects this.

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49743 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-196.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36377

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3235

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