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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0745

Unspecified vulnerability in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via long headers in an e-mail message.
Publish Date : 2010-05-20 Last Update Date : 2010-06-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0745 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0745

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Dovecot Dovecot 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Dovecot Dovecot 11

- References For CVE-2010-0745
MLIST [dovecot] 20100227 Possible CPU Denial-Of-Service attack to dovecot IMAP.
MLIST [oss-security] 20100401 Re: CVE Request -- Dovecot v1.2.11 -- DoS (excessive CPU use) by processing email with huge header
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:011
VUPEN ADV-2010-1107
MLIST [oss-security] 20100310 CVE Request -- Dovecot v1.2.11 -- DoS (excessive CPU use) by processing email with huge header CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-1226
MLIST [dovecot-news] 20100308 v1.2.11 released

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0745

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