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cyrus-imsp abook_dbname buffer overflow

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is running a version of cyrus-imsp (Internet Message Support Protocol) which has a buffer overflow bug.

Insight

Insight

The overflow occurs when the user issues a too long argument as his name, causing an overflow in the abook_dbname function command.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade cyrus-imsp server to version version 1.6a4 or 1.7a.