GLSA-201412-03 : Dovecot: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79813
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-03 (Dovecot: Denial of Service)
Dovecot does not properly close connections, allowing a resource exhaustion for incomplete SSL/TLS handshakes.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dovecot-2.2.13'