Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-imapd (MDVSA-2012:037)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58476


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


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

The index_get_ids function in index.c in imapd in Cyrus IMAP Server before 2.4.11, when server-side threading is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted References header in an e-mail message (CVE-2011-3481).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58476

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-037.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/03/26

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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: 2012/03/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3481

BID: 49659

MDVSA: 2012:037