Debian: DSA-2252-1: dovecot security update

    Date 02 Jun 2011
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the message header parser in the Dovecot mail server parsed NUL characters incorrectly, which could lead to denial of service through malformed mail headers.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2252-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 02, 2011                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : dovecot
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1929 
    Debian Bug     : 627443
    
    It was discovered that the message header parser in the Dovecot mail 
    server parsed NUL characters incorrectly, which could lead to denial
    of service through malformed mail headers.
    
    
    The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.15-7.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.13-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your dovecot packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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