Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2007:179)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in fetchmail was found where it could crash when
attempting to deliver an internal warning or error message through an
untrusted or compromised SMTP server, leading to a denial of service.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.

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: 26046 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-179.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4565

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