Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2003:101)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A bug was discovered in fetchmail 6.2.4 where a specially crafted
email message can cause fetchmail to crash.

Thanks to Nalin Dahyabhai of Red Hat for providing the patch to fix
the problem.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14083 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-101.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0792

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