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CVE-2007-5740 Detail

Current Description

The format string protection mechanism in IMAPD for Perdition Mail Retrieval Proxy 1.17 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an IMAP tag with a null byte followed by a format string specifier, which is not counted by the mechanism.

Source:  MITRE
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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 unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-10/0889.html Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1398
http://www.sec-consult.com/300.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483034/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26270
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018883
http://www.vergenet.net/linux/perdition/ChangeLog.shtml
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3677
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38184

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vergenet:perdition_mail_retrieval_proxy:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.17


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5740
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018