FreeBSD : dovecot -- denial of service vulnerability (0b53f5f7-ca8a-11e0-aea3-00215c6a37bb)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55913


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Timo Sirainen reports :

Fixed potential crashes and other problems when parsing header names that contained NUL characters.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55913

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0b53f5f7ca8a11e0aea300215c6a37bb.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/08/20

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dovecot, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1929

BID: 47930