Bug 86601 - CAN-2003-0140 balsa has malicious IMAP server vulnerability
Summary: CAN-2003-0140 balsa has malicious IMAP server vulnerability
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: balsa
Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-26 09:49 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-05-22 16:39:49 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:111 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: balsa security update 2003-05-22 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2003-03-26 09:49:25 UTC
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 16:39:50 UTC
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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