Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2252-1 dovecot -- programming error
- Date Reported:
- 02 Jun 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 627443.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-1929.
- More information:
It was discovered that the message header parser in the Dovecot mail server parsed NUL characters incorrectly, which could lead to denial of service through malformed mail headers.
The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.15-7.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.13-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your dovecot packages.