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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202101-01
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: January 10, 2021
     Bugs: #763525
       ID: 202101-01

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dovecot, the worst of which
could allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Background
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Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-mail/dovecot             < 2.3.13                  >= 2.3.13

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dovecot. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could send a specially crafted mail or send a
specially crafted IMAP command possibly resulting in a Denial of
Service condition or an authenticated remote attacker might be able to
discover the file system directory structure and access other users'
emails.

Workaround
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The information disclosure vulnerability can be mitigated by disabling
IMAP hibernation feature which isn't enabled by default.

Resolution
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All Dovecot users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/dovecot-2.3.13"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-24386
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-24386
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-25275
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-25275

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-01

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5