SuSE 10 Security Update : Cyrus IMAPD (ZYPP Patch Number 6521)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49843


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes another buffer overflow in the Sieve code (CVE-2009-3235). This can be exploited by users allowed to use their own sieve scripts to execute arbitrary code remotely. Additionally the handling of long headers was improved.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6521.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49843

File Name: suse_cyrus-imapd-6521.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3235

CWE: 119