Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-imapd (MDVSA-2011:100)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54639


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


A vulnerability has been identified and fixed in cyrus-imapd :

The STARTTLS implementation in Cyrus IMAP Server before 2.4.7 does not properly restrict I/O buffering, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert commands into encrypted sessions by sending a cleartext command that is processed after TLS is in place, related to a plaintext command injection attack, a similar issue to CVE-2011-0411 (CVE-2011-1926).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54639

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-100.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/25

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/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:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1926

BID: 46767

OSVDB: 72186

MDVSA: 2011:100