Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Matthias Andree discovered that fetchmail did not properly handle
certificates with NULL characters in the certificate name. A remote
attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to
view sensitive information or alter encrypted communications.
Update the affected fetchmail and / or fetchmailconf packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40590 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2666