This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
A flaw was found in the way fetchmail processed certain APOP
authentication requests. By sending certain responses when fetchmail
attempted to authenticate against an APOP server, a remote attacker
could potentially acquire certain portions of a user's authentication
See also :
Update the affected fetchmail package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60196 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1558
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