Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : imap (MDKSA-2005:026)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in the CRAM-MD5 authentication in
UW-IMAP where, on the fourth failed authentication attempt, a user
would be able to access the IMAP server regardless. This problem
exists only if you are using CRAM-MD5 authentication and have an
/etc/cram-md5.pwd file. This is not the default setup.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16292 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-026.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0198

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