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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1521

Integer overflow in the fetch_io function of the imap4d server in GNU Mailutils 0.5 and 0.6, and other versions before 0.6.90, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a partial message request with a large value in the END parameter, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2005-05-26 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1521

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Mailutils 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Mailutils 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Mailutils 2

- References For CVE-2005-1521

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-732
DEBIAN DSA-732
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014052
SECTRACK 1014052
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=248&type=vulnerabilities
IDEFENSE 20050525 GNU Mailutils 0.6 imap4d fetch_io Heap overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13763
BID 13763 GNU Mailutils Imap4d Remote Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://secunia.com/advisories/15442
SECUNIA 15442

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1521

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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