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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in dovecot
23 September 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Mandriva
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2009-3235 CVE-2009-2632
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Mandriva. It is recommended that administrators
running dovecot check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:242-1
Package : dovecot
Date : September 22, 2009
Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in dovecot:
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Sieve plugin in Dovecot
1.0 before 1.0.4 and 1.1 before 1.1.7, as derived from Cyrus libsieve,
allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted SIEVE
script, as demonstrated by forwarding an e-mail message to a large
number of recipients, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2632
This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
Packages for Enterprise 5 i586 were missing with the previous
update. This update corrects this.
Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.
All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:
gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98
You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:
If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact
Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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