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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74077


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in dovecot :

Dovecot 1.1 before 2.2.13 and dovecot-ee before and 2.2.x before 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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74077

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-099.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2014/05/21

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: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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3430

BID: 67306

MDVSA: 2014:099