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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0745

Original release date: 05/20/2010
Last revised: 06/03/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via long headers in an e-mail message.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [dovecot] 20100227 Possible CPU Denial-Of-Service attack to dovecot IMAP.
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:104
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100401 Re: CVE Request -- Dovecot v1.2.11 -- DoS (excessive CPU use) by processing email with huge header
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:011
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100310 CVE Request -- Dovecot v1.2.11 -- DoS (excessive CPU use) by processing email with huge header
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1226
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572268
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1107
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0745
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dovecot-news] 20100308 v1.2.11 released
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)