Debian: DSA-2954-1: dovecot security update

    Date09 Jun 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the Dovecot email server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack against imap/pop3-login processes due to incorrect handling of the closure of inactive SSL/TLS connections.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2954-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 09, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : dovecot
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3430
    Debian Bug     : 747549
    
    It was discovered that the Dovecot email server is vulnerable to a
    denial of service attack against imap/pop3-login processes due to
    incorrect handling of the closure of inactive SSL/TLS connections.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.2.13~rc1-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.2.13~rc1-1.
    
    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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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