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CVE-2002-0379 Detail


Buffer overflow in University of Washington imap server (uw-imapd) imap-2001 (imapd 2001.315) and imap-2001a (imapd 2001.315) with legacy RFC 1730 support, and imapd 2000.287 and earlier, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a long BODY request.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/25/2002

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CALDERA CSSA-2002-021.0 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2002:487 External Source BUGTRAQ 20020510 wu-imap buffer overflow condition External Source HP HPSBTL0205-043 External Source XF wuimapd-partial-mailbox-bo(9055) US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#961489 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2002:034 External Source ENGARDE ESA-20020607-013 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2002:092 External Source BID 4713 External Source CONFIRM External Source XF wuimapd-authenticated-user-bo(10803)

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