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CVE-2011-1929 Detail

Description

lib-mail/message-header-parser.c in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 2.0.x before 2.0.13 does not properly handle '\0' characters in header names, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or mailbox corruption) via a crafted e-mail message.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/24/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2011-May/059085.html Patch
http://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2011-May/059086.html Patch
http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-1.1/rev/3698dfe0f21c Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061384.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060815.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060825.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/18/4 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/19/3 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/19/6 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2252
http://www.dovecot.org/doc/NEWS-1.2
http://www.dovecot.org/doc/NEWS-2.0
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:101
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1187.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47930
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1143-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706286 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67589
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8581790

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:1.2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:dovecot:dovecot:2.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1929
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017