Bug 66389 - Buffer overflow in versions < 0.8.11
Buffer overflow in versions < 0.8.11
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libesmtp (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
: Security
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2002-06-09 15:13 EDT by Pawel Salek
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:27 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2003-04-03 15:34:01 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:109 high SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated balsa and mutt packages fix vulnerabilities 2003-04-03 00:00:00 EST

  None (edit)
Description Pawel Salek 2002-06-09 15:13:33 EDT
There is a serious buffer overflow bug in all previous versions. This would
permit a malicious SMTP server to overwrite the stack and hence a carefully
crafted multiline response could download arbitrary code to be executed.

Visit the specified URL for more info. The fix (0.8.11) was released on 2002-03-06
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-02-12 06:52:19 EST
This is CAN-2002-1090 (cve.mitre.org).  libesmptd is only used by balsa in the
Comment 2 Kjartan Maraas 2003-04-02 18:09:49 EST
Still not on the ftp servers?
Comment 3 David Lawrence 2003-04-03 15:34:01 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.