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CVE-2008-2829 - Internal Sunlight

Description

php_imap.c in PHP 5.2.5 5.2.6 4.x and other versions uses obsolete API calls that allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long IMAP request which triggers an \rfc822.c legacy routine buffer overflow\ error message related to the rfc822_write_address function.

Reference

http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42862 https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=221969 http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/19/6 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:127 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:128 http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/24/2 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:126 http://secunia.com/advisories/31200 http://osvdb.org/46641 http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00002.html http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0035 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29829 http://secunia.com/advisories/35074 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297 http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01465.html http://secunia.com/advisories/35306 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01451.html http://secunia.com/advisories/35650 http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124654546101607&w=2 http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2 http://secunia.com/advisories/32746 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43357 http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501376/100/0/threaded