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Cyrus IMAP Server: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201110-16 / Cyrus IMAP Server
Release Date October 22, 2011
Latest Revision October 22, 2011: 1
Impact high
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-mail/cyrus-imapd < 2.4.12 >= 2.4.12 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #283596, #382349, #385729


The Cyrus IMAP Server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities which could potentially lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


The Cyrus IMAP Server is an efficient, highly-scalable IMAP e-mail server.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Cyrus IMAP Server. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


An unauthenticated local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Cyrus IMAP Server process or cause a Denial of Service.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Cyrus IMAP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/cyrus-imapd-2.4.12"

4.  References


Page updated October 22, 2011

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