Fedora 10 : uw-imap-2007e-1.fc10 (2009-0413)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37219


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to new upstream version - 2007e. Contains fix for a security issue - buffer overflow in rfc822_output_char / rfc822_output_data (CVE-2008-5514).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected uw-imap package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37219

File Name: fedora_2009-0413.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/10/21

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:fedoraproject:fedora:uw-imap, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5514

FEDORA: 2009-0413

CWE: 119