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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51696
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:114
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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
protocols.

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 (cve.mitre.org) 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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-114.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0297
Bugtraq: 20030514 Buffer overflows in multiple IMAP clients (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105294024124163&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430302/100/0/threaded
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-015.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-114.html
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