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Dovecot < 2.3.9.2 DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

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

Dovecot is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

An attacker can crash a push-notification driver with a crafted email when push notifications are used, because of a NULL pointer dereference. The email must use a group address as either the sender or the recipient.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Dovecot prior to version 2.3.9.2.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.3.9.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)