Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : dovecot vulnerabilities (USN-3587-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107147
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled parsing certain
email addresses. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
Dovecot to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain
sensitive information. (CVE-2017-14461)
It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled TLS SNI config
lookups. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
Dovecot to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-15130).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected dovecot-core package.