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PHP IMAP toolkit crash: rfc822.c legacy routine buffer overflow

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PHP IMAP toolkit crash: rfc822.c legacy routine buffer overflow

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/23/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/30/2009
Modified
05/30/2016

Description

php_imap.c in PHP 5.2.5, 5.2.6, 4.x, and other versions, uses obsolete API calls that allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long IMAP request, which triggers an "rfc822.c legacy routine buffer overflow" error message, related to the rfc822_write_address function.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_2_7

References

  • php-upgrade-5_2_7

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