SuSE 11.1 Security Update : cyrus-imapd (SAT Patch Number 4731)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55618


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


cyrus-imapd recognized commands before switching to an encrypted channel via STARTTLS. Attackers could potentially exploit that to inject plain text commands. (CVE-2011-1926)


Apply SAT patch number 4731.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55618

File Name: suse_11_cyrus-imapd-110620.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/19

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cyrus-imapd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-Cyrus-IMAP, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-Cyrus-SIEVE-managesieve, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1926