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452808: CVE-2008-2829 php: ext/imap legacy routine buffer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2008-2829 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. For more details see:

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