Vulnerability Details

Cyrus IMAP Server 'split_wildmats()' Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Published: 2011-09-12 12:00:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact:
Attackers can execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application. Failed exploit attempts will result in a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Versions:
Cyrus IMAP Server versions prior to 2.3.17 and 2.4.11 are vulnerable.

Summary:
Cyrus IMAP Server is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to properly bounds check user-supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized buffer.

Recommendations:
Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3208

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49534

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49534
http://asg.andrew.cmu.edu/archive/message.php?mailbox=archive.cyrus-announce&msg=199
http://asg.andrew.cmu.edu/archive/message.php?mailbox=archive.cyrus-announce&msg=200
http://cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2011-09-12
Modified
2018-10-20
Category
Buffer overflow

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