CVE-2008-5514

MEDIUM

Description

Off-by-one error in the rfc822_output_char function in the RFC822BUFFER routines in the University of Washington (UW) c-client library, as used by the UW IMAP toolkit before imap-2007e and other applications, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an e-mail message that triggers a buffer overflow.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/33275

http://secunia.com/advisories/33638

http://securitytracker.com/id?1021485

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:146

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32958

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3490

http://www.washington.edu/imap/documentation/RELNOTES.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=477227

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47526

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg00846.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-12-23

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM