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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-841-1, DTSA-20-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs327424

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailutils (PTS)stretch1:3.1.1-1fixed
buster1:3.5-4fixed
bullseye1:3.10-3fixed
bookworm, sid1:3.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailutilssourcewoody(not affected)DSA-841-1
mailutilssourcesarge1:0.6.1-4sarge1DSA-841-1
mailutilssourceetch1:0.6.90-2.1etch1DTSA-20-1
mailutilssource(unstable)1:0.6.90-3high327424

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