Ubuntu Update for uw-imap USN-4160-1

Published: 2019-10-22 02:02:12
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'uw-imap' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4160-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that UW IMAP incorrectly handled inputs. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary OS commands.

Affected Versions:
'uw-imap' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19518

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-October/005157.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
8.5

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