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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-19

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-19
Posted Apr 17, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-19 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dovecot, the worst of which could result in root privilege escalation. Versions less than 2.3.5.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, root, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2019-3814, CVE-2019-7524
MD5 | ad7a9f4032cf34e26ff0ed9032421c62

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-19

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Severity: Normal
Title: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: April 17, 2019
Bugs: #677350, #681922
ID: 201904-19

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dovecot, the worst of which
could result in root privilege escalation.

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 < 2.3.5.1 >= 2.3.5.1

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

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

Impact
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Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details

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-2.3.5.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-3814
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3814
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-7524
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-7524

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/201904-19

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
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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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iosman

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dovecot, the worst of which could result in root privilege escalation,
Love your blog man. Thanks for this stuff.
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