|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1317|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
The cyrus-imapd packages contain a high-performance mail server with IMAP,
POP3, NNTP, and Sieve support.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the cyrus-imapd NNTP server, nntpd. A
remote user able to use the nntpd service could use this flaw to crash the
nntpd child process or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the cyrus user. (CVE-2011-3208)
Red Hat would like to thank Greg Banks for reporting this issue.
Users of cyrus-imapd are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing
the update, cyrus-imapd will be restarted automatically.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3208|
BugTraq ID: 49534
Debian Security Information: DSA-2318 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:1034 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2011:1036 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: cyrus-splitwildmats-bo(69679)
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