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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-10
(uw-imap: Remote buffer overflow)
Improper bounds checking of user-supplied data while parsing IMAP
mailbox names can lead to overflowing the stack buffer.
Successful exploitation requires an authenticated IMAP user to
request a malformed mailbox name. This can lead to execution of
arbitrary code with the permissions of the IMAP server.
There are no known workarounds at this time.
See also :
All uw-imap users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/uw-imap-2004g'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false