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Ubuntu alert USN-2213-1 (dovecot)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-2213-1] Dovecot vulnerability
Date:  Thu, 15 May 2014 11:02:00 -0400
Message-ID:  <>

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2213-1 May 15, 2014 dovecot vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Ubuntu 13.10 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: Dovecot could be made to stop responding if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - dovecot: IMAP and POP3 email server Details: It was discovered that Dovecot incorrectly handled closing inactive SSL/TLS connections. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Dovecot to stop responding to new connections, resulting in a denial of service. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: dovecot-core 1:2.2.9-1ubuntu2.1 dovecot-imapd 1:2.2.9-1ubuntu2.1 dovecot-pop3d 1:2.2.9-1ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 13.10: dovecot-core 1:2.1.7-7ubuntu3.1 dovecot-imapd 1:2.1.7-7ubuntu3.1 dovecot-pop3d 1:2.1.7-7ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 12.10: dovecot-core 1:2.1.7-1ubuntu2.1 dovecot-imapd 1:2.1.7-1ubuntu2.1 dovecot-pop3d 1:2.1.7-1ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: dovecot-core 1:2.0.19-0ubuntu2.1 dovecot-imapd 1:2.0.19-0ubuntu2.1 dovecot-pop3d 1:2.0.19-0ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: dovecot-imapd 1:1.2.9-1ubuntu6.6 dovecot-pop3d 1:1.2.9-1ubuntu6.6 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2014-3430 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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