Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dovecot (MDVSA-2015:113)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82366


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


Updated dovecot packages fix security vulnerability.

Dovecot before 2.2.13 is vulnerable to a DoS attack against imap/pop3-login processes. If SSL/TLS handshake was started but wasn't finished, the login process attempted to eventually forcibly disconnect the client, but failed to do it correctly. This could have left the connections hanging around for a long time (CVE-2014-3430).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82366

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-113.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 3/30/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-pigeonhole, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-pigeonhole-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-gssapi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dovecot-plugins-sqlite, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3430

MDVSA: 2015:113