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CVE-2007-5007 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ir_fetch_seq function in balsa before 2.3.20 might allow remote IMAP servers to execute arbitrary code via a long response to a FETCH command.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/12/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5007
Original release date:
12/12/2007
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/09/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect version of balsa as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193179 Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193179
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=474366 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=474366
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/balsa-list/2007-September/msg00010.html Patch External Source MLIST [ANNOUNCE] 20070907 balsa-2.3.20 released
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-17.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-17
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_19_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:019
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25777 Patch External Source BID 25777
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3263 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3263
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=297581 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=297581

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.1.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.1.91:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:balsa:2.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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