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Bug 86601 - CAN-2003-0140 balsa has malicious IMAP server vulnerability
CAN-2003-0140 balsa has malicious IMAP server vulnerability
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: balsa (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2003-03-26 04:49 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-22 12:39:49 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:111 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: balsa security update 2003-05-22 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-03-26 04:49:25 EST
A potential buffer overflow exists when parsing mailbox names returned by
an IMAP server. It is possible that a hostile IMAP server could cause
arbitrary code to be executed by the user running Balsa.

This is the same as CAN-2003-0140
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-05-22 12:39:50 EDT
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.


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