Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dovecot (MDVSA-2010:104)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48184


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


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in dovecot :

Unspecified vulnerability in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via long headers in an e-mail message (CVE-2010-0745).

This update provides dovecot 1.2.11 which is not vulnerable to this issue and also holds many bugfixes as well.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48184

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-104.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Modified: 2013/06/01

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:mandriva:linux:dovecot, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-gssapi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-managesieve, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-sieve, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-sqlite, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0745

MDVSA: 2010:104