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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35338


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35338

File Name: freebsd_pkg_69a20ce4dfee11dda7650030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/01/12

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:imap-uw, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5514

CWE: 119