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FreeBSD: VID-92B8B284-A3A2-41B1-956C-F9CF8B74F500 (CVE-2017-15132): dovecot -- abort of SASL authentication results in a memory leak

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FreeBSD: VID-92B8B284-A3A2-41B1-956C-F9CF8B74F500 (CVE-2017-15132): dovecot -- abort of SASL authentication results in a memory leak

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/09/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/27/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

A flaw was found in dovecot 2.0 up to 2.2.33 and 2.3.0. An abort of SASL authentication results in a memory leak in dovecot's auth client used by login processes. The leak has impact in high performance configuration where same login processes are reused and can cause the process to crash due to memory exhaustion.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-dovecot

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