Scientific Linux Security Update : dovecot on SL7.x x86_64 (20200407)

High Nessus Plugin ID 135805


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


* dovecot: Improper certificate validation * dovecot: Buffer overflow in indexer-worker process results in privilege escalation


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135805

File Name: sl_20200407_dovecot_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/21

Updated: 2020/04/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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: 2020/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3814, CVE-2019-7524