Mageia 2019-0261: dovecot security update

    Date08 Sep 2019
    CategoryMageia
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated dovecot packages fix security vulnerability: IMAP protocol parser does not properly handle NUL byte when scanning data in quoted strings, leading to out of bounds heap memory writes.
    MGASA-2019-0261 - Updated dovecot packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 08 Sep 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0261.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 6, 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-11500
    
    Updated dovecot packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    IMAP protocol parser does not properly handle NUL byte when scanning data
    in quoted strings, leading to out of bounds heap memory writes.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25371
    - https://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2019-August/116875.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-11500
    
    SRPMS:
    - 6/core/dovecot-2.2.36.4-1.mga6
    - 7/core/dovecot-2.3.7.2-1.mga7
    

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