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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200403-10
(Fetchmail 6.2.5 fixes a remote DoS)
Fetchmail versions 6.2.4 and earlier can be crashed by sending a
specially crafted email to a fetchmail user. This problem occurs because
Fetchmail does not properly allocate memory for long lines in an incoming
Fetchmail users who receive a malicious email may have their fetchmail
While a workaround is not currently known for this issue, all users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of fetchmail.
See also :
Fetchmail users should upgrade to version 6.2.5 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-mail/fetchmail-6.2.5'
# emerge '>=net-mail/fetchmail-6.2.5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14461 (gentoo_GLSA-200403-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0792
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