Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2005:236)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Fetchmail before 6.3.1 and before 6.2.5.5, when configured for
multidrop mode, allows remote attackers to cause a DoS (application
crash) by sending messages without headers from upstream mail servers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20467 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-236.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15987

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4348

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