CVE-2005-2878

NameCVE-2005-2878
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in search.c in the imap4d server in GNU Mailutils 0.6 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the SEARCH command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-841-1, DTSA-20-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs327424

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailutils (PTS)wheezy1:2.99.97-3fixed
jessie1:2.99.98-2fixed
stretch1:3.1.1-1fixed
buster, sid1:3.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailutilssource(unstable)1:0.6.90-3high327424
mailutilssourceetch1:0.6.90-2.1etch1highDTSA-20-1
mailutilssourcesarge1:0.6.1-4sarge1highDSA-841-1
mailutilssourcewoody(not affected)DSA-841-1

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