Cyrus IMAP Server < 2.2.11 Multiple Remote Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote IMAP server is affected by multiple buffer overflow issues.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote Cyrus IMAP server is affected by
off-by-one errors in its imapd annotate extension and its cached
header handling which can be triggered by an authenticated user, a
buffer overflow in fetchnews that can be triggered by a peer news
admin, and an unspecified stack-based buffer overflow in imapd.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6eef2b3d

Solution :

Upgrade to Cyrus IMAP server version 2.2.11 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 17208 (cyrus_imap_multiple_vulnerabilities.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12636

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0546