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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5007

Original release date: 12/12/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ir_fetch_seq function in balsa before 2.3.20 might allow remote IMAP servers to execute arbitrary code via a long response to a FETCH command.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/09/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect version of balsa as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

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External Source: BID
Name: 25777
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=474366
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27272
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3263
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:019
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193179
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 40585
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26947
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ANNOUNCE] 20070907 balsa-2.3.20 released
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26987
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=297581
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-17

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