Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1887-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: dovecot

Analysis

Dovecot is an IMAP server for Linux and other UNIX-like systems, written primarily with security in mind. It also contains a small POP3 server, and supports e-mail in either the maildir or mbox format. The SQL drivers and authentication plug-ins are provided as subpackages. Security Fix(es): dovecot: IMAP hibernation function allows mail access (CVE-2020-24386) dovecot: Denial of service via mail MIME parsing (CVE-2020-25275) dovecot: IMAP hibernation function allows mail access (CVE-2020-24386) dovecot: Denial of service via mail MIME parsing (CVE-2020-25275) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

dovecot