Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dovecot (MDVSA-2014:099)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74077

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in dovecot :

Dovecot 1.1 before 2.2.13 and dovecot-ee before 2.1.7.7 and 2.2.x before 2.2.12.12 does not properly close old connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via an incomplete SSL/TLS handshake for an IMAP/POP3 connection (CVE-2014-3430).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q2/280

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74077

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-099.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

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:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3430

BID: 67306

MDVSA: 2014:099