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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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10485

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5005
Product(s):