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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:114

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:114.

The imap package provides server daemons for both the IMAP (Internet
Message Access Protocol) and POP (Post Office Protocol) mail access

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the c-client IMAP client. An attacker
could create a malicious IMAP server that if connected to by a victim could
execute arbitrary code on the client machine. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project ( has assigned the name CVE-2003-0297
to this issue.

Users of imap are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0297
Bugtraq: 20030514 Buffer overflows in multiple IMAP clients (Google Search)
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