GLSA-201908-29 : Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 128444

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201908-29 (Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An unauthenticated remote attacker could send a specially crafted mail or use crafted IMAP commands possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-2.3.7.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-29

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128444

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201908-29.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/03

Updated: 2019/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:dovecot, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10691, CVE-2019-11500

GLSA: 201908-29