BugTraq
[ GLSA 201110-04 ] Oct 10 2011 08:23PM
Stefan Behte (craig gentoo org)
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201110-04
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 10, 2011
Bugs: #286844, #293954, #314533, #368653
ID: 201110-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Dovecot, the worst of which
allowing for remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Dovecot is an IMAP and POP3 server written with security primarily in
mind.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-mail/dovecot < 2.0.13 *>= 1.2.17
>= 2.0.13

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause the
remote execution of arbitrary code, or a Denial of Service condition,
to conduct directory traversal attacks, corrupt data, or disclose
information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Dovecot 1 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-1.2.17"

All Dovecot 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-2.0.13"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 28, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2009-3235
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3235
[ 2 ] CVE-2009-3897
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3897
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-0745
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0745
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-3304
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3304
[ 5 ] CVE-2010-3706
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3706
[ 6 ] CVE-2010-3707
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3707
[ 7 ] CVE-2010-3779
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3779
[ 8 ] CVE-2010-3780
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3780
[ 9 ] CVE-2011-1929
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1929
[ 10 ] CVE-2011-2166
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2166
[ 11 ] CVE-2011-2167
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2167

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-04.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security (at) gentoo (dot) org [email concealed] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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