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The remote NNTP server is affected by an authentication bypass
The remote NNTP server contains a logic error that causes clients
that send only a username, neglecting to send a password, to be
treated as authenticated. This may permit an unauthenticated, remote
attacker to view and post to restricted newsgroups, impersonating
other users in the process.
See also :
Upgrade Cyrus IMAPd to version 2.4.12 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 57336 ()
Bugtraq ID: 49949
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3372
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