CVE-2008-2829 Detail

Current Description

php_imap.c in PHP 5.2.5, 5.2.6, 4.x, and other versions, uses obsolete API calls that allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long IMAP request, which triggers an "rfc822.c legacy routine buffer overflow" error message, related to the rfc822_write_address function.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (07/24/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. For more details see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2829

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42862 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00002.html Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124654546101607&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 Third Party Advisory 
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0035 Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:126 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:127 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:128 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/19/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/24/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501376/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29829 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=221969 Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43357 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01451.html Third Party Advisory 
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01465.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2829
NVD Published Date:
06/23/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE