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Fedora Core 5 2006-1504: dovecot Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the dovecot package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-1504 (dovecot).
Dovecot is an IMAP server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, written with security
primarily in mind. It also contains a small POP3 server. It supports mail
in either of maildir or mbox formats.
Update information :
* Thu Dec 21 2006 Tomas Janousek - 1.0-0.beta8.3.fc5
- fixed default paths in the example mkcert.sh to match configuration
defaults (fixes #183151)
- fixed off by one (#216508, CVE-2006-5973)
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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