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[DSA215] DSA-215-1 cyrus-imapd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-215-1 cyrus-imapd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Timo Sirainen discovered a buffer overflow in the Cyrus IMAP server,
which could be exploited by a remote attacker prior to logging in. A
malicious user could craft a request to run commands on the server under
the UID and GID of the cyrus server.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.5.19-9.1.
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.5.19-2.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.5.19-9.10. Current cyrus21-imapd packages are not
vulnerable.
We recommend that you upgrade your cyrus-imapd package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-215
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6298

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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