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Mageia 2020-0391: claw-mail security update

Date 21 Oct 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
In imap_scan_tree_recursive in Claws Mail through 3.17.6, a malicious IMAP server can trigger stack consumption because of unlimited recursion into subdirectories during a rebuild of the folder tree (CVE-2020-16094). References:
MGASA-2020-0391 - Updated claw-mail packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 21 Oct 2020
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0391.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2020-16094

In imap_scan_tree_recursive in Claws Mail through 3.17.6, a malicious IMAP
server can trigger stack consumption because of unlimited recursion into
subdirectories during a rebuild of the folder tree (CVE-2020-16094).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27427
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/JUBLHUG2UCXVABAGN5FVTD3AB3YKE5NN/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-16094

SRPMS:
- 7/core/claws-mail-3.17.7-1.mga7

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