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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2933

Buffer overflow in the mail_valid_net_parse_work function in mail.c for Washington's IMAP Server (UW-IMAP) before imap-2004g allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a mailbox name containing a single double-quote (") character without a closing quote, which causes bytes after the double-quote to be copied into a buffer indefinitely.
Publish Date : 2005-10-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-10-05 2005-10-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the mail_valid_net_parse_work function in mail.c for Washington's IMAP Server (UW-IMAP) before imap-2... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9858 unix
CVE-2005-2933 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20052933 unix
RHSA-2005:848: libc-client security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005848 unix
RHSA-2005:848: libc-client security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050848 unix
RHSA-2005:850: imap security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050850 unix
RHSA-2005:850: imap security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005850 unix
RHSA-2006:0276: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060276 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-2005-2933

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004a Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004b Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004c Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004d Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004e Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application University Of Washington Uw-imap 2004f Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
University Of Washington Uw-imap 7

- References For CVE-2005-2933

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15009
BID 15009 University Of Washington IMAP Mailbox Name Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-15
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2685
VUPEN ADV-2006-2685
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430296/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:170411
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430303/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:184098
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0501.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0501
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-850.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:850
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-848.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:848
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_23_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:023
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:194
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:194
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:189
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:189
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/933601
CERT-VN VU#933601
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-160.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-861
DEBIAN DSA-861
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200510-10.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200510-10
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0549.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0549
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/47
SREASON 47
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015000
SECTRACK 1015000
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2005&m=slackware-security.500161
SLACKWARE SSA:2005-310-06
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=313&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=true
IDEFENSE 20051004 UW-IMAP Netmailbox Name Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-129.htm CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0276.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0276
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20051201-01-U
SGI 20051201-01-U
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-10/0081.html
FULLDISC 20051004 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 10.04.05: UW-IMAP Netmailbox Name Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060501-01-U.asc
SGI 20060501-01-U
http://www.washington.edu/imap/ CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22518
XF uw-imap-mailbox-name-bo(22518)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2933

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


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