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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2252-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs627443

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)stretch1:2.2.27-3+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)1:2.2.27-3+deb9u7fixed
buster1:2.3.4.1-5+deb10u6fixed
buster (security)1:2.3.4.1-5+deb10u5fixed
bullseye1:2.3.13+dfsg1-2fixed
bookworm, sid1:2.3.16+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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