Cyrus IMAPD < 2.2.12 Multiple Remote Overflows

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2645

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

According to its banner, the remote Cyrus IMAPD server is vulnerable to multiple remote buffer overflow attacks. An attacker exploiting these flaws would need to be able to communicate with the IMAPD server (usually on TCP port 143). A successful attack would result in the attacker executing arbitrary code on the IMAPD server.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.2.12 or higher.

See Also

http://cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/imapd/changes.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2645

File Name: 2645.prm

Family: IMAP Servers

Published: 2005/02/24

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1086

Nessus ID: 17208

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0546

BID: 12636