Cyrus IMAPD < 2.2.12 Multiple Remote Overflows

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2645


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


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.


Upgrade to version 2.2.12 or higher.

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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


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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0546

BID: 12636