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<title>IMAP Proxy: Format string vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Format string vulnerabilities in IMAP Proxy may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code when connected to malicious IMAP servers.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">up-imapproxy</product>
<announced>March 06, 2006</announced>
<revised>March 06, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>107679</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-mail/up-imapproxy" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
IMAP Proxy (also known as up-imapproxy) proxies IMAP transactions
between an IMAP client and an IMAP server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Steve Kemp discovered two format string errors in IMAP Proxy.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could design a malicious IMAP server and entice
someone to connect to it using IMAP Proxy, resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code with the rights of the victim user.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Only connect to trusted IMAP servers using IMAP Proxy.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All IMAP Proxy users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-mail/up-imapproxy-1.2.4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2661">CVE-2005-2661</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 05 Mar 2006 09:44:08 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 05 Mar 2006 09:44:28 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 05 Mar 2006 15:59:30 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>