[USN-3587-1] Dovecot vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Mar 5 13:08:23 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3587-1
March 05, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Dovecot.
- dovecot: IMAP and POP3 email server
It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled parsing certain email
addresses. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Dovecot to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive
It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled TLS SNI config lookups.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Dovecot to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-15130)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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