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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5740

The format string protection mechanism in IMAPD for Perdition Mail Retrieval Proxy 1.17 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an IMAP tag with a null byte followed by a format string specifier, which is not counted by the mechanism.
Publish Date : 2007-10-31 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 Code
CWE ID 134

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1398-1 perdition - format string vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17904 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5740

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vergenet Perdition Mail Retrieval Proxy 1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vergenet Perdition Mail Retrieval Proxy 1

- References For CVE-2007-5740

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3677
VUPEN ADV-2007-3677
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1398
DEBIAN DSA-1398
http://www.sec-consult.com/300.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483034/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071031 SEC Consult SA-20071031-0 :: Perdition IMAP Proxy Format StringVulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26270
BID 26270 Perdition IMAPD __STR_VWRITE Remote Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-22
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018883
SECTRACK 1018883
http://www.vergenet.net/linux/perdition/ChangeLog.shtml CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38184
XF perdition-imap-strvwrite-format-string(38184)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-10/0889.html
FULLDISC 20071031 SEC Consult SA-20071031-0 :: Perdition IMAP Proxy Format String Vulnerability
http://secunia.com/advisories/27520
SECUNIA 27520
http://secunia.com/advisories/27458
SECUNIA 27458

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5740

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


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