USN-288-4: dovecot regression fix

14 June 2006

dovecot regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description

Details

USN-288-3 fixed a vulnerability in dovecot. Unfortunately the Ubuntu 6.06 update had a regression which caused authentication using a MySQL database to not work any more. This update fixes this again.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
dovecot-common - 1.0.beta3-3ubuntu5.2
dovecot-imapd - 1.0.beta3-3ubuntu5.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

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