Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : imap (MDKSA-2005:189)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20119


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


'infamous41md' discovered a buffer overflow in uw-imap, the University of Washington's IMAP Server that allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20119

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-189.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/11/02

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:imap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:imap-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:imap-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64c-client-php0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64c-client-php0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libc-client-php0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libc-client-php0-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/10/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2933

MDKSA: 2005:189