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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Cyrus IMAP Server Vendors:   Carnegie Mellon University
Cyrus IMAP Server Buffer Overflow in NNTP Daemon Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026031
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026031
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-3208   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 9 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.3 prior to 2.3.17, 2.4 prior to 2.4.11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cyrus IMAP Server. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow in the NNTP daemon and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.3.17, 2.4.11).
Vendor URL:  www.cyrusimap.org/ (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.
Sep 19 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Cyrus IMAP Server Buffer Overflow in NNTP Daemon Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.



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