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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5005

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (1) University of Washington IMAP Toolkit 2002 through 2007c, (2) University of Washington Alpine 2.00 and earlier, and (3) Panda IMAP allow (a) local users to gain privileges by specifying a long folder extension argument on the command line to the tmail or dmail program; and (b) remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending e-mail to a destination mailbox name composed of a username and '+' character followed by a long string, processed by the tmail or possibly dmail program.
Publish Date : 2008-11-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-10-31 2008-10-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1685 uw-imap -- buffer overflows, null pointer dereference oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8142 unix
DSA-1685-1 uw-imap - multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19876 unix
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (1) University of Washington IMAP Toolkit 2002 through 2007c, (2) University of... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10485 unix
RHSA-2009:0275: imap security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090275 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-2008-5005

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.80 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.81 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.82 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.83 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.98 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.999 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.9999 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.99999 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application University Of Washington Alpine 0.999999 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application University Of Washington Alpine 1.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application University Of Washington Alpine 1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application University Of Washington Alpine 2.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 2007c Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
University Of Washington Alpine 13
University Of Washington Imap Toolkit 7

- References For CVE-2008-5005

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00082.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9396
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00058.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9383
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46281
XF uwimapd-tmail-bo(46281)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32072
BID 32072 University of Washington IMAP 'tmail' and 'dmail' Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-29
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3042
VUPEN ADV-2008-3042
http://www.washington.edu/alpine/tmailbug.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469667 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/03/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20081103 Re: CVE request - uw-imap
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498002/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081103 Bitsec Security Advisory: UW/Panda IMAP [dt]mail buffer overflow
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/03/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20081103 CVE request - uw-imap
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/03/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20081103 Re: CVE request - uw-imap
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:146
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:146
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1685
DEBIAN DSA-1685
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-065.htm CONFIRM
http://www.bitsec.com/en/rad/bsa-081103.txt
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021131
SECTRACK 1021131
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0275.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0275
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4570
SREASON 4570
http://panda.com/imap/ CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=122572590212610&w=4
FULLDISC 20081103 Bitsec Security Advisory: UW/Panda IMAP [dt]mail buffer overflow
http://mailman2.u.washington.edu/pipermail/imap-uw/2008-October/002268.html
MLIST [imap-uw] 20081031 Security bug in tmail and dmail
http://mailman2.u.washington.edu/pipermail/imap-uw/2008-October/002267.html
MLIST [imap-uw] 20081031 Security bug in tmail and dmail

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5005

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


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