Descriptionc-client IMAP Client, as used in imap-2002b and Pine 4.53, allows remote malicious IMAP servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via certain large (1) literal and (2) mailbox size values that cause either integer signedness errors or integer overflow errors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
alpine (PTS)bullseye2.24+dfsg1-1fixed
sid, bookworm, trixie2.26+dfsg-1fixed
uw-imap (PTS)sid, bookworm, bullseye, trixie8:2007f~dfsg-7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
alpinesource(unstable)(not affected)


- alpine <not-affected> (this was fixed in pine before alpine was released to the public)
pine maybe fixed in earlier uploads, 4.62-1 is the sarge version and not vulnerable

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