(RHSA-2019:2885) Important: dovecot security update

2019-09-23T23:48:53
ID RHSA-2019:2885
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2019-09-24T00:02:01

Description

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: improper NULL byte handling in IMAP and ManageSieve protocol parsers leads to out of bounds writes (CVE-2019-11500)

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.