GLSA-201110-04 : Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 56446


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-04 (Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause the remote execution of arbitrary code, or a Denial of Service condition, to conduct directory traversal attacks, corrupt data, or disclose information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Dovecot 1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-1.2.17' All Dovecot 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-2.0.13' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since May 28, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56446

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201110-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/11

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:dovecot, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3235, CVE-2009-3897, CVE-2010-0745, CVE-2010-3304, CVE-2010-3706, CVE-2010-3707, CVE-2010-3779, CVE-2010-3780, CVE-2011-1929, CVE-2011-2166, CVE-2011-2167

BID: 36377, 37084, 41964, 43690, 47930, 48003

OSVDB: 58103, 60316, 64783, 66625, 68512, 68513, 68515, 68516, 72495, 74514, 74515

GLSA: 201110-04

CWE: 119, 264