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Re: (Case MB165433) [SECURITY] [DLA 1901-1] dovecot security update

Mythic Beasts Security

-----Original Message-----
From: "Roberto C. Sánchez" <roberto@debian.org>
Reply-To: debian-lts@lists.debian.org
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:02:49 -0400
To: "debian-lts-announce@lists.debian.org" <debian-lts-announce@lists.debian.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] [DLA 1901-1] dovecot security update

>Package  : dovecot
>Version  : 1:2.2.13-12~deb8u7
>CVE ID  : CVE-2019-11500
>Nick Roessler and Rafi Rubin discovered that the IMAP and ManageSieve
>protocol parsers in the Dovecot email server do not properly validate
>input (both pre- and post-login). A remote attacker can take advantage
>of this flaw to trigger out of bounds heap memory writes, leading to
>information leaks or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
>For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
>We recommend that you upgrade your dovecot packages.
>Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
>these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
>found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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