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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5005

Original release date: 11/10/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (1) University of Washington IMAP Toolkit 2002 through 2007c, (2) University of Washington Alpine 2.00 and earlier, and (3) Panda IMAP allow (a) local users to gain privileges by specifying a long folder extension argument on the command line to the tmail or dmail program; and (b) remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending e-mail to a destination mailbox name composed of a username and '+' character followed by a long string, processed by the tmail or possibly dmail program.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3042
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1685
External Source: MLIST
Name: [imap-uw] 20081031 Security bug in tmail and dmail
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081103 Bitsec Security Advisory: UW/Panda IMAP [dt]mail buffer overflow
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-9383
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32512
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32483
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4570
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-065.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021131
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0275
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.bitsec.com/en/rad/bsa-081103.txt
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-9396
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469667
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://panda.com/imap/
External Source: XF
Name: uwimapd-tmail-bo(46281)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:146
External Source: BID
Name: 32072
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10485
External Source: MLIST
Name: [imap-uw] 20081031 Security bug in tmail and dmail
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20081103 Bitsec Security Advisory: UW/Panda IMAP [dt]mail buffer overflow
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.washington.edu/alpine/tmailbug.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081103 Re: CVE request - uw-imap
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33142
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081103 CVE request - uw-imap
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081103 Re: CVE request - uw-imap
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33996

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10485
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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