Vulnerability Details

Dovecot < 2.2.2 DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2019-12-18 12:37:56
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Dovecot is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

Technical Details:
The IMAP functionality in Dovecot allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via invalid APPEND parameters.

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

Affected Versions:
Dovecot versions before 2.2.2.

Recommendations:
Update to version 2.2.2 or later.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2111

References:

https://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2013-May/000255.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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