SUSE SLES12 Security Update : dovecot22 (SUSE-SU-2018:2632-2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 118287



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for dovecot22 fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2017-15130: Fixed a potential denial of service via TLS SNI config lookups, which would slow the process down and could have led to exhaustive memory allocation and/or process restarts (bsc#1082828)

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1844=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118287

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2632-2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/22/2018

Updated: 2/4/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-15130


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-backend-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-backend-mysql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-backend-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-backend-pgsql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-backend-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-backend-sqlite-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dovecot22-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15130