Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 15:49:57 +0100 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley@...re.org Subject: Re: CVE request - uw-imap Hi, * Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com> [2008-11-03 15:38]: > uw-imap upstream released new version 2007d on friday, announcing it as > security update fixing some issues in dmail and tmail utilities: > > http://mailman2.u.washington.edu/pipermail/imap-uw/2008-October/002267.html > http://mailman2.u.washington.edu/pipermail/imap-uw/2008-October/002268.html > > Further digging into this, the issue seem to be a buffer overflow > (strcpy) when handling command line arguments (overlong mailbox > specification when utility is called with user+folder argument). This > can have security implications in the setups where tmail is installed > setuid root (according to the resources I found, that's required in > certain configurations; dmail is not expected to run under different > user), or when one of the utilities is configured as deliver agent in > the MTA. Patch attached. HTH Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. View attachment "uw-imap.patch" of type "text/x-diff" (1289 bytes) Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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