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, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2252-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs627443

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dovecot (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1:2.1.7-7+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.2.13-12~deb8u3fixed
stretch1:2.2.27-3+deb9u1fixed
buster1:2.2.32-2fixed
sid1:2.2.33.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dovecotsource(unstable)1:2.0.13-1medium627443
dovecotsourcesqueeze1:1.2.15-7mediumDSA-2252-1

Notes

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

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