[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201412-03 ] Dovecot: Denial of Service

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 08/12/2014
Identificador: GLSA 201412-03
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201412-03 ] Dovecot: Denial of Service
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201412-03 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: Dovecot: Denial of Service Date: December 08, 2014 Bugs: #509954 ID: 201412-03 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== A vulnerability in Dovecot could allow a remote attacker to create a Denial of Service condition. Background ========== Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-mail/dovecot < 2.2.13 >= 2.2.13 Description =========== Dovecot does not properly close connections, allowing a resource exhaustion for incomplete SSL/TLS handshakes. Impact ====== A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-2.2.13" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2014-3430 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3430 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-03.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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 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 [ GLSA 201412-03 ] Dovecot: Denial of Service