Executive Summary

Title Dovecot vulnerability
Name USN-3881-2 First vendor Publication 2019-02-05
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-02-05
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Dovecot could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description: - dovecot: IMAP and POP3 email server


USN-3881-1 fixed a vulnerability in Dovecot. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

テつ It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled client テつ certificates. A remote attacker in possession of a valid certificate テつ with an empty username field could possibly use this issue to テつ impersonate other users.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: テつ dovecot-coreテつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 1:2.0.19-0ubuntu2.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3881-2 テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3881-1 テつ CVE-2019-3814

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3881-2

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Date Informations
2019-02-05 21:19:01
  • First insertion