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FreeBSD: imap-uw -- imap c-client buffer overflow (CVE-2008-5514)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/23/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/08/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Off-by-one error in the rfc822_output_char function in the RFC822BUFFER routines in the University of Washington (UW) c-client library, as used by the UW IMAP toolkit before imap-2007e and other applications, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an e-mail message that triggers a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-imap-uw

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-imap-uw

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