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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5509-1
July 11, 2022

dovecot vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 21.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Dovecot could allow unintended access to network services.

Software Description:
- dovecot: IMAP and POP3 email server

Details:

Julian Brook discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled multiple passdb
configuration entries. In certain configurations, a remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  dovecot-core                    1:2.3.16+dfsg1-3ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 21.10:
  dovecot-core                    1:2.3.13+dfsg1-1ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  dovecot-core                    1:2.3.7.2-1ubuntu3.6

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  dovecot-core                    1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu4.8

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5509-1
  CVE-2022-30550

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.16+dfsg1-3ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.13+dfsg1-1ubuntu3.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.7.2-1ubuntu3.6
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu4.8

Ubuntu 5509-1: Dovecot vulnerability

July 11, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 21.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Dovecot could allow unintended access to network services. Software Description: - dovecot: IMAP and POP3 email server Details: Julian Brook discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled multiple passdb configuration entries. In certain configurations, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: dovecot-core 1:2.3.16+dfsg1-3ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 21.10: dovecot-core 1:2.3.13+dfsg1-1ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: dovecot-core 1:2.3.7.2-1ubuntu3.6 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: dovecot-core 1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu4.8 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5509-1

CVE-2022-30550

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5509-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.16+dfsg1-3ubuntu2.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.13+dfsg1-1ubuntu3.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.3.7.2-1ubuntu3.6 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dovecot/1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu4.8

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