Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201908-29

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201908-29
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201908-29
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Severity: Normal
Title: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: August 31, 2019
Bugs: #683732, #692572
ID: 201908-29

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dovecot, the worst of which
could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
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Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-mail/dovecot < 2.3.7.2 >= 2.3.7.2

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

Impact
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An unauthenticated remote attacker could send a specially crafted mail
or use crafted IMAP commands possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-2.3.7.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-10691
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10691
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-11500
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11500

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-29

Concerns?
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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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 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.

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

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