Fedora Core 3 : fetchmail-6.2.5.5-1.fc3 (2005-1186)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fetchmail contains a bug where when running in multidrop mode, a
malicious mail server can crash the client by sending a message
without headers.

This update fixes the issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a5ca3f9

Solution :

Update the affected fetchmail and / or fetchmail-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20350 (fedora_2005-1186.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15987

CVE ID:

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