Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-imapd (MDVSA-2011:149)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
cyrus-imapd :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the split_wildmats function in nntpd.c
in nntpd in Cyrus IMAP Server before 2.3.17 and 2.4.x before 2.4.11
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted NNTP
command (CVE-2011-3208).

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Cyrus IMAPd, which
can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security
restrictions. The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the
authentication mechanism of the NNTP server, which can be exploited to
bypass the authentication process and execute commands intended for
authenticated users by sending an AUTHINFO USER command without a
following AUTHINFO PASS command (CVE-2011-3372).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56525 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49534

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3208

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