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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
imapfilter security update
31 October 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-10937
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running imapfilter check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Package : imapfilter
Version : 1:2.5.2-2+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2016-10937
Debian Bug : 939702
The imapfilter tool, a utility for scripting IMAP operations in lua,
lacked server name / certificate peer hostname validation support.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your imapfilter packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148
GnuPG Fingerprint: 9BFB AEE8 6C0A A5FF BF22 0782 9AF4 6B30 2577 1B31
mail: email@example.com, http://sunweavers.net
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