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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Cyrus IMAP Server Vendors:   Carnegie Mellon University
Cyrus IMAP 'imap magic plus' Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012329
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012329
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-1015   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 25 2004
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.2.9 and prior versions
Description:   A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in Cyrus IMAP in proxyd. A remote user can execute arbitrary code.

It is reported that the 'imap magic plus' support code contains a buffer overflow that can be triggered by a remote user prior to authentication.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (2.2.10), available at:

http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/download/

Vendor URL:  asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 26 2004 (Mandrake Issues Fix) Cyrus IMAP 'imap magic plus' Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Mandrake has released a fix.
Nov 26 2004 (Gentoo Issues Fix) Cyrus IMAP 'imap magic plus' Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Gentoo has released a fix.
Mar 22 2005 (Apple Issues Fix for OS X) Cyrus IMAP 'imap magic plus' Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for Mac OS X.



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