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CVE-2017-15132

Published: 25 January 2018

A flaw was found in dovecot 2.0 up to 2.2.33 and 2.3.0. An abort of SASL authentication results in a memory leak in dovecot's auth client used by login processes. The leak has impact in high performance configuration where same login processes are reused and can cause the process to crash due to memory exhaustion.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
dovecot
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.2.22-1ubuntu2.6)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:2.2.9-1ubuntu2.3)