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<title>Cyrus IMAP Server: Multiple overflow vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
The Cyrus IMAP Server is affected by several overflow vulnerabilities which
could potentially lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">cyrus-imapd</product>
<announced>February 23, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>82404</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-mail/cyrus-imapd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.12</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The Cyrus IMAP Server is an efficient, highly-scalable IMAP e-mail
server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Possible single byte overflows have been found in the imapd annotate
extension and mailbox handling code. Furthermore stack buffer overflows
have been found in fetchnews, the backend and imapd.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker, who could be an authenticated user or an admin of a
peering news server, could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the Cyrus IMAP
Server.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Cyrus IMAP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-mail/cyrus-imapd-2.2.12&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://asg.web.cmu.edu/archive/message.php?mailbox=archive.info-cyrus&amp;msg=33723">Cyrus IMAP Announcement</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0546">CVE-2005-0546</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 18 Feb 2005 10:42:26 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 19 Feb 2005 20:45:06 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 23 Feb 2005 12:49:07 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
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