CVE-2011-1929

NameCVE-2011-1929
Descriptionlib-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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2252-1
Debian Bugs627443

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)bullseye1:2.3.13+dfsg1-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:2.3.19.1+dfsg1-2.1fixed
sid, trixie1:2.3.21+dfsg1-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsourcesqueeze1:1.2.15-7DSA-2252-1
dovecotsource(unstable)1:2.0.13-1627443

Notes

[lenny] - dovecot <not-affected> (Vulnerability introduced in 1.1)
<e15277de7326d4d7f8b560cd853e1a12@muenster.org> claims lenny is affected

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