CVE-2007-5740

NameCVE-2007-5740
DescriptionThe format string protection mechanism in IMAPD for Perdition Mail Retrieval Proxy 1.17 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an IMAP tag with a null byte followed by a format string specifier, which is not counted by the mechanism.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1398-1, DTSA-84-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs448853

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
perdition (PTS)wheezy1.19~rc5-1fixed
jessie2.1-2fixed
buster, sid, stretch2.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
perditionsource(unstable)1.17.1-1medium448853
perditionsourceetch1.17-7etch1highDSA-1398-1
perditionsourcelenny1.17-8+lenny1highDTSA-84-1
perditionsourcesarge1.15-5sarge1highDSA-1398-1

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