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VPR Score: 5.1
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202009-02 (Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities)
It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled deeply nested MIME parts, incorrectly handled memory when using NTLM, and incorrectly handled zero-length messages.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted mail or send specially crafted authentication requests possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-18.104.22.168'