Ubuntu 3961-1: Dovecot vulnerabilities

    Date30 Apr 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Dovecot could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3961-1
    April 30, 2019
    
    dovecot vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    
    Summary:
    
    Dovecot could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - dovecot: IMAP and POP3 email server
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that the Dovecot Submission login service incorrectly
    handled certain operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
    to cause Dovecot to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      dovecot-core                    1:2.3.4.1-1ubuntu2.2
      dovecot-submissiond             1:2.3.4.1-1ubuntu2.2
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      dovecot-core                    1:2.3.2.1-1ubuntu3.4
      dovecot-submissiond             1:2.3.2.1-1ubuntu3.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3961-1
      CVE-2019-11494, CVE-2019-11499
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.4.1-1ubuntu2.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.2.1-1ubuntu3.4
    
    
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