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Re: rPSA-2008-0001-1 dovecot

On Thu, Jan 03, 2008 at 01:33:39PM -0500, rPath Update Announcements wrote:

> rPath Issue Tracking System:
>     https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2076
> References:
>     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6598

This CVE does not exist - do you mean

> Description:
>     Previous versions of the dovecot package contain multiple
>     vulnerabilities, the most serious of which might confuse
>     LDAP-authenticated logins between different users with the
>     same password.  Other vulnerabilities include Denials of
>     Service which appear to be limited to the connecting user.
> http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0001

This is rather misleading - the bug was not in Dovecot, but in nss_ldap.
You may have put a workaround into Dovecot, but it would have been
polite to mention this fact.


Dominic Hargreaves | http://www.larted.org.uk/~dom/
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