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Secunia Security Advisory 43220

Secunia Security Advisory 43220
Posted Feb 9, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for dovecot. This fixes a weakness and some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions or cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
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Secunia Security Advisory 43220

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for dovecot

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA43220

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/43220/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=43220

RELEASE DATE:
2011-02-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/43220/#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/43220/

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=43220

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:
Ubuntu has issued an update for dovecot. This fixes a weakness and
some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious users to
bypass certain security restrictions or cause a DoS (Denial of
Service).

For more information:
SA40723
SA41723

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1059-1:
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2011-February/001243.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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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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