Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dovecot (MDVSA-2014:099)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in dovecot :

Dovecot 1.1 before 2.2.13 and dovecot-ee before 2.1.7.7 and 2.2.x
before 2.2.12.12 does not properly close old connections, which allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption)
via an incomplete SSL/TLS handshake for an IMAP/POP3 connection
(CVE-2014-3430).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q2/280

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74077 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67306

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3430

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