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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
Fetchmail is a mail-retrieval and forwarding utility. Upgraded
fetchmail packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and
-current. These fix a vulnerability where a specially crafted email
could crash fetchmail, preventing the user from downloading or
forwarding their email.
See also :
Update the affected fetchmail package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18731 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0792
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