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Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 20:58:04 +0200
From: Agostino Sarubbo <ago@...too.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE request: dovecot : "APPEND" Parameters Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability

>From the secunia advisory SA53492[1] :

Description
A vulnerability has been reported in Dovecot, which can be exploited by 
malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within IMAP functionality when 
processing the "APPEND" parameters and can be exploited to cause a hang.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.2.


Solution
Update to version 2.2.2.

Provided and/or discovered by
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2013-May/000255.html

Commit:
http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.2/rev/ea0390e1789f

[1]: https://secunia.com/advisories/53492/

-- 
Agostino Sarubbo
Gentoo Linux Developer

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