CentOS Update for dovecot CESA-2019:2885 centos6

Published: 2019-10-01 02:00:46
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'dovecot' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the CESA-2019:2885 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
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 subLinux Distribution Packages. Security Fix(es): * dovecot: improper NULL byte handling in IMAP and ManageSieve protocol parsers leads to out of bounds writes (CVE-2019-11500) 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 Versions:
'dovecot' Linux Distribution Package(s) on CentOS 6.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11500

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2019-September/023453.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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