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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Dovecot Vendors:   dovecot.org
Dovecot APPEND Parameter Processing Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028585
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028585
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-2111   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 24 2013
Original Entry Date:  May 21 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Dovecot. A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote authenticated user can send specially crafted APPEND parameters to cause the target service to hang.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause the target service to hang.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.2.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2013-May/000255.html

Vendor URL:  www.dovecot.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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