Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php-imap (MDKSA-2005:194)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20122


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


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

php-imap is compiled against the static c-client libs from imap. These packages have been recompiled against the updated imap development packages.


Update the affected php-imap package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20122

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-194.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:php-imap, 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: 2005/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2933

MDKSA: 2005:194