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Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 15:49:57 +0100
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - uw-imap

* Tomas Hoger <> [2008-11-03 15:38]:
> uw-imap upstream released new version 2007d on friday, announcing it as
> security update fixing some issues in dmail and tmail utilities:
> Further digging into this, the issue seem to be a buffer overflow
> (strcpy) when handling command line arguments (overlong mailbox
> specification when utility is called with user+folder argument). This
> can have security implications in the setups where tmail is installed 
> setuid root (according to the resources I found, that's required in
> certain configurations; dmail is not expected to run under different
> user), or when one of the utilities is configured as deliver agent in
> the MTA.

Patch attached.

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