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CVE-2005-2878 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in search.c in the imap4d server in GNU Mailutils 0.6 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the SEARCH command.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/13/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112785181316043&w=2
http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/index.php?func=detailitem&item_id=4407 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-841
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-10.xml
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=303&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=true Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.rosiello.org/archivio/imap4d_FreeBSD_exploit.c
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14794

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:mailutils:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2878
NVD Published Date:
09/13/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016