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RHSA-2011:1317: cyrus-imapd security update

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RHSA-2011:1317: cyrus-imapd security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/14/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

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. Aremote user able to use the nntpd service could use this flaw to crash thenntpd child process or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with theprivileges 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 installingthe update, cyrus-imapd will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd
  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd-murder
  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd-nntp
  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd-perl
  • redhat-upgrade-cyrus-imapd-utils
  • redhat-upgrade-perl-cyrus

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