Free and open-source vulnerability scanner

Mageni eases for you the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and management process. It is free and open-source.

Install Now

Available for macOS, Windows, and Linux

App screenshot

Dovecot < 2.2.27.1rc1 DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Dovecot is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The Dovecot auth component can be crashed by a remote user when auth-policy is activated. That remote user can then use SASL authentication to crash the auth component.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Dovecot between 2.2.25.1 and 2.2.26.1.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.2.27.1rc1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)