Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2003:011)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in all versions of fetchmail prior to
6.2.0 that allows a remote attacker to crash fetchmail and potentially
execute arbitrary code by sending carefully crafted email wihch is
then parsed by fetchmail. The vulnerability has been fixed in these
patched packages of fetchmail.

See also :

http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/052002.html

Solution :

Update the affected fetchmail, fetchmail-daemon and / or fetchmailconf
packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13996 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-011.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1365

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