FreeBSD : imap-uw -- imap c-client buffer overflow (69a20ce4-dfee-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

SANS reports :

The University of Washington IMAP library is a library implementing
the IMAP mail protocol. University of Washington IMAP is exposed to a
buffer overflow issue that occurs due to a boundary error within the
rfc822_output_char function in the c-client library. The University of
Washington IMAP library versions prior to 2007e are affected.

See also :

http://www.washington.edu/imap/documentation/RELNOTES.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?92985941

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35338 (freebsd_pkg_69a20ce4dfee11dda7650030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5514

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