GLSA-200411-34 : Cyrus IMAP Server: Multiple remote vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15833


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-34 (Cyrus IMAP Server: Multiple remote vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the argument parsers of the 'partial' and 'fetch' commands of the Cyrus IMAP Server (CAN-2004-1012, CAN-2004-1013). There are also buffer overflows in the 'imap magic plus' code that are vulnerable to exploitation as well (CAN-2004-1011, CAN-2004-1015).
Impact :

An attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the Cyrus IMAP Server.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Cyrus-IMAP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/cyrus-imapd-2.2.10'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15833

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200411-34.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/11/25

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:cyrus-imapd, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1011, CVE-2004-1012, CVE-2004-1013, CVE-2004-1015

OSVDB: 12096, 12097, 12098, 12099, 12290

GLSA: 200411-34