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Secunia Security Advisory 51455

Secunia Security Advisory 51455
Posted Dec 2, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Dovecot, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Secunia Security Advisory 51455

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TITLE:
Dovecot IMAP Multiple Keyword Search Denial Of Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51455

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51455/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51455

RELEASE DATE:
2012-11-30

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51455/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51455/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51455

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Dovecot, which can be exploited
by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in
lib-storage/mail-search.c when handling a search for multiple
keywords and can be exploited to cause a crash.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.1.11.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.1.11.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2012-November/000235.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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