openSUSE 10 Security Update : imap (imap-5868)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Insufficient buffer length checks in the imap client library may crash
applications that use the library to print formatted email addresses.
The imap daemon itself is not affected but certain versions of e.g.
the php imap module are (CVE-2008-5514).

The client library could also crash when a rogue server unexpectedly
closes the connection (CVE-2008-5006).

Solution :

Update the affected imap packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35247 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5006
CVE-2008-5514

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