Scientific Linux Security Update : imap on SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the dmail and tmail mail
delivery utilities shipped with imap. If either of these utilities
were used as a mail delivery agent, a remote attacker could
potentially use this flaw to run arbitrary code as the targeted user
by sending a specially crafted mail message to the victim.
(CVE-2008-5005)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2a4b581

Solution :

Update the affected imap, imap-devel and / or imap-utils packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60537 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5005