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Debian: CVE-2017-14461: dovecot -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-14461: dovecot -- security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/02/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/04/2018
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

A specially crafted email delivered over SMTP and passed on to Dovecot by MTA can trigger an out of bounds read resulting in potential sensitive information disclosure and denial of service. In order to trigger this vulnerability, an attacker needs to send a specially crafted email message to the server.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-dovecot

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