Amazon Linux AMI : fetchmail Denial of Service (ALAS-2012-132)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

847988: CVE-2012-3482 fetchmail: DoS (crash) in the base64 decoder
upon server NTLM protocol exchange abort right after the initial
request (CVE-2012-3482)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0028d387

Solution :

Run 'yum update fetchmail' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69622 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3482