FreeBSD : fetchmail -- crashes when refusing a message bound for an MDA (37e30313-9d8c-11db-858b-0060084a00e5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Matthias Andree reports :

When delivering messages to a message delivery agent by means of the
'mda' option, fetchmail can crash (by passing a NULL pointer to
ferror() and fflush()) when refusing a message. SMTP and LMTP delivery
modes aren't affected.

See also :

http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2006-03.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?faa2d7fb

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23985 (freebsd_pkg_37e303139d8c11db858b0060084a00e5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5974

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