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Piotr Kłoczewski created
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 +======2.2.11 Ensure IMAP and POP3 server is not enabled (Scored)======
 +=====Profile Applicability=====  ​
 +Level 1 - Server
 +Level 1 - Workstation ​
 +''​dovecot''​ is an open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux based systems.
 +Unless POP3 and/or IMAP servers are to be provided by this system, it is recommended that the service be deleted to reduce the potential attack surface.
 +=====Audit===== ​
 +Run the following commands to verify ''​dovecot''​ is not enabled:
 +# systemctl is-enabled dovecot
 +disabled ​
 +Verify result is not "​enabled"​.
 +=====Remediation===== ​
 +Run the following command to disable ''​dovecot'':​
 +# systemctl disable dovecot
 +=====Notes===== ​
 +Several IMAP/POP3 servers exist and can use other service names. ''​exim''​ and ''​cyrus-imap''​ are example services that provide an HTTP server. These and other services should also be audited.