Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2005:126)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in fetchmail's POP3 client which
could allow a malicious server to send a carefully crafted message
UID, causing fetchmail to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code
as the user running fetchmail.

The updated packages have been patched to address this 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: 19887 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-126.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2335

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