CVE-2008-2711

MEDIUM

Description

fetchmail 6.3.8 and earlier, when running in -v -v (aka verbose) mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and persistent mail failure) via a malformed mail message with long headers, which triggers an erroneous dereference when using vsnprintf to format log messages.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/30742

http://secunia.com/advisories/30895

http://secunia.com/advisories/31262

http://secunia.com/advisories/31287

http://secunia.com/advisories/33937

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.495740

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0235

http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:117

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/13/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493391/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494865/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29705

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020298

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1860/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=354291

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43121

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2623

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10950

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01091.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01095.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-06-16

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM