Fedora 14 : cyrus-imapd-2.3.18-1.fc14 (2011-13869)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56489


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- cyrus-imapd updated to 2.3.18

- fixes incomplete authentication checks in nntpd (Secunia SA46093)

- fix CVE-2011-3208: a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in nntpd

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected cyrus-imapd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56489

File Name: fedora_2011-13869.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/10/14

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/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:fedoraproject:fedora:cyrus-imapd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/05

Reference Information

BID: 49534

OSVDB: 75307, 76057

FEDORA: 2011-13869