Fedora 13 : dovecot-1.2.17-1.fc13 (2011-7612)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fixed potential crashes and other problems when parsing
header names that contained NUL characters.

- IMAP: Fixed a memory leak with ESEARCH command
handling

- Quota warnings could have been executed at incorrect
times with some configs.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706286
http://www.nessus.org/u?95eb1b5d

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55055 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47930

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1929

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