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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51735
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:128
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:128.

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

A logic error in the CRAM-MD5 code in the University of Washington IMAP
(UW-IMAP) server was discovered. When Challenge-Response Authentication
Mechanism with MD5 (CRAM-MD5) is enabled, UW-IMAP does not properly enforce
all the required conditions for successful authentication, which could
allow remote attackers to authenticate as arbitrary users. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0198 to this issue.

All users of imap should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch and are not vulnerable to 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-2005-128.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/702777

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 12391
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0198
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12391
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#702777
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/702777
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-02.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:026
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11306
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-128.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013037
http://secunia.com/advisories/14057
http://secunia.com/advisories/14097
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