Perdition IMAP proxy str_vwrite format string exploit

The format string protection mechanism in IMAPD for Perdition Mail Retrieval Proxy 1.17 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an IMAP tag with a null byte followed by a format string specifier, which is not counted by the mechanism.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2007-5740
Product Version: 
7.5
Released Date: 
Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 00:00