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CVE-2009-2632 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the SIEVE script component (sieve/script.c), as used in cyrus-imapd in Cyrus IMAP Server 2.2.13 and 2.3.14, and Dovecot 1.0 before 1.0.4 and 1.1 before 1.1.7, allows local users to execute arbitrary code and read or modify arbitrary messages via a crafted SIEVE script, related to the incorrect use of the sizeof operator for determining buffer length, combined with an integer signedness error.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2009-September/000135.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1881 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/14/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36296 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36377
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-838-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2559 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2641
https://bugzilla.andrew.cmu.edu/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/src/sieve/script.c.diff?r1=1.62&r2=1.62.2.1&only_with_tag=cyrus-imapd-2_2-tail
https://lists.andrew.cmu.edu/pipermail/cyrus-cvs/2009-September/001253.html
https://lists.andrew.cmu.edu/pipermail/cyrus-cvs/2009-September/001254.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10082
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-September/msg00491.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.13
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 cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.14
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2632
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017