RedHat Update for dovecot RHSA-2011:1187-01

2011-08-19T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310870471
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-11-23T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update for the

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# RedHat Update for dovecot RHSA-2011:1187-01
#
# Authors:
# System Generated Check
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
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###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.redhat.com/archives/rhsa-announce/2011-August/msg00017.html");
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870471");
  script_version("$Revision: 12497 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-11-23 09:28:21 +0100 (Fri, 23 Nov 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-08-19 15:17:22 +0200 (Fri, 19 Aug 2011)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2011:1187-01");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-1929");
  script_name("RedHat Update for dovecot RHSA-2011:1187-01");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update for the 'dovecot'
  package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Red Hat Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/rhel", "ssh/login/rpms", re:"ssh/login/release=RHENT_(5|4)");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"dovecot on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4,
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4,
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Please Install the Updated Packages.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Dovecot is an IMAP server for Linux, UNIX, and similar operating systems,
  primarily written with security in mind.

  A denial of service flaw was found in the way Dovecot handled NULL
  characters in certain header names. A mail message with specially-crafted
  headers could cause the Dovecot child process handling the target user's
  connection to crash, blocking them from downloading the message
  successfully and possibly leading to the corruption of their mailbox.
  (CVE-2011-1929)

  Users of dovecot are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
  contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing the
  updated packages, the dovecot service will be restarted automatically.");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  exit(0);
}

include("revisions-lib.inc");
include("pkg-lib-rpm.inc");

release = rpm_get_ssh_release();
if(!release) exit(0);

res = "";

if(release == "RHENT_5")
{

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"dovecot", rpm:"dovecot~1.0.7~7.el5_7.1", rls:"RHENT_5")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"dovecot-debuginfo", rpm:"dovecot-debuginfo~1.0.7~7.el5_7.1", rls:"RHENT_5")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if (__pkg_match) exit(99);
  exit(0);
}


if(release == "RHENT_4")
{

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"dovecot", rpm:"dovecot~0.99.11~10.EL4", rls:"RHENT_4")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"dovecot-debuginfo", rpm:"dovecot-debuginfo~0.99.11~10.EL4", rls:"RHENT_4")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if (__pkg_match) exit(99);
  exit(0);
}