A vulnerability has been reported in UW-imapd, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the "rfc822_output_char()" function in the c-client library. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow with one byte and crash an application using the library.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2007e.
Solution: Update to version 2007e.
Provided and/or discovered by: Red Hat credits Ludwig Nussel.
Original Advisory: http://www.washington.edu/imap/documentation/RELNOTES.html
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