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Secunia Security Advisory 32471

Secunia Security Advisory 32471
Posted Oct 30, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Fedora has issued an update for dovecot. This fixes a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.

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Secunia Security Advisory 32471

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TITLE:
Fedora update for dovecot

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA32471

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/32471/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Fedora 8
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/16769/
Fedora 9
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/18642/

DESCRIPTION:
Fedora has issued an update for dovecot. This fixes a security issue,
which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security
restrictions.

For more information:
SA32164

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update dovecot").

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
FEDORA-2008-9202:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00816.html

FEDORA-2008-9232:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00844.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA32164:
http://secunia.com/advisories/32164/

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