openSUSE Security Update : dovecot12 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0175-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46178


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Huge mail headers could cause dovecot to consume excessive amounts of CPU (CVE-2010-0745)

dovecot was updated to version 1.2.11 which fixes the problem.


Update the affected dovecot12 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46178

File Name: suse_11_2_dovecot12-100426.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/04/29

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dovecot12, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dovecot12-backend-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dovecot12-backend-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dovecot12-backend-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dovecot12-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dovecot12-fts-lucene, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0745