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Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 20:58:04 +0200
From: Agostino Sarubbo <>
Subject: CVE request: dovecot : "APPEND" Parameters Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability

>From the secunia advisory SA53492[1] :

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.

Update to version 2.2.2.

Provided and/or discovered by
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory



Agostino Sarubbo
Gentoo Linux Developer

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