Scientific Linux Security Update : dovecot on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20190923)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129277


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


* dovecot: improper NULL byte handling in IMAP and ManageSieve protocol parsers leads to out of bounds writes (CVE-2019-11500)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129277

File Name: sl_20190923_dovecot_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/24

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:dovecot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:dovecot-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:dovecot-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:dovecot-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:dovecot-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:dovecot-pigeonhole, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11500