Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-imapd (MDVSA-2009:229-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40965


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in cyrus-imapd :

Buffer overflow in the SIEVE script component (sieve/script.c) in cyrus-imapd in Cyrus IMAP Server 2.2.13 and 2.3.14 allows local users to execute arbitrary code and read or modify arbitrary messages via a crafted SIEVE script, related to the incorrect use of the sizeof operator for determining buffer length, combined with an integer signedness error (CVE-2009-2632).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40965

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-229.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/14

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cyrus-imapd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cyrus-imapd-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cyrus-imapd-murder, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cyrus-imapd-nntp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cyrus-imapd-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Cyrus, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2632

BID: 36296

MDVSA: 2009:229-1

CWE: 119