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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-3430: dovecot remote DoS via an incomplete SSL/TLS handshake

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-3430: dovecot remote DoS via an incomplete SSL/TLS handshake

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/14/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/02/2018

Description

Dovecot 1.1 before 2.2.13 and dovecot-ee before 2.1.7.7 and 2.2.x before 2.2.12.12 does not properly close old connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via an incomplete SSL/TLS handshake for an IMAP/POP3 connection.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-dovecot

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