Moderate: dovecot security update

ID ALSA-2020:4763
Type almalinux
Reporter AlmaLinux
Modified 2021-07-27T09:57:49


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: command followed by sufficient number of newlines leads to use-after-free (CVE-2020-10958)

  • dovecot: sending mail with empty quoted localpart leads to DoS (CVE-2020-10967)

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 AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.