dovecot

Description:An IMAP and POP3 server written with security primarily in mind
License: LGPL-2.1, MIT
Homepage:https://www.dovecot.org/
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • argon2 - Add support for ARGON2 password schemes
  • berkdb - Add support for sys-libs/db (Berkeley DB for MySQL)
  • bzip2 - Use the bzlib compression library
  • caps - Use Linux capabilities library to control privilege
  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • kerberos - Add kerberos support
  • ldap - Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • lua - Enable Lua scripting support
  • lucene - Add lucene full text search (FTS) support using dev-cpp/clucene
  • lz4 - Add support for lz4 (de)compression
  • lzma - Add support for lzma (de)compression
  • maildir - Add support for maildir (~/.maildir) style mail spools
  • managesieve - Add managesieve protocol support
  • mbox - Add support for mbox (/var/spool/mail) style mail spools
  • mysql - Add mySQL Database support
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • postgres - Add support for the postgresql database
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • sieve - Add sieve support
  • solr - Add solr full text search (FTS) support
  • sqlite - Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
  • sqlite3 - Add support for sqlite3 - embedded sql database
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • static-libs - Build static versions of dynamic libraries as well
  • suid - Enable setuid root program, with potential security risks
  • tcpd - Add support for TCP wrappers
  • textcat - Add libtextcat language guessing support for full text search (FTS)
  • vpopmail - Add vpopmail support
  • zlib - Add support for zlib (de)compression

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
19 days normal Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
5 months normal Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 5 years normal Dovecot: Denial of Service
almost 8 years high Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 11 years normal Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 11 years normal ssl-cert eclass: Certificate disclosure
over 11 years normal Dovecot: Multiple vulnerabilities

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