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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-134 Use of Externally-Controlled Format String cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

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