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CentOS: Security Advisory for dovecot (CESA-2020:3617)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'dovecot' package(s) announced via the CESA-2020:3617 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Dovecot is an IMAP server for Linux and other UNIX-like systems, written primarily with security in mind. It also contains a small POP3 server, and supports e-mail in either the maildir or mbox format. The SQL drivers and authentication plug-ins are provided as subpackages. Security Fix(es): * dovecot: Resource exhaustion via deeply nested MIME parts (CVE-2020-12100) * dovecot: Out of bound reads in dovecot NTLM implementation (CVE-2020-12673) * dovecot: Crash due to assert in RPA implementation (CVE-2020-12674) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'dovecot' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)