This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
Three security issues have been fixed in fetchmail :
CVE-2005-4348: fetchmail when configured for multidrop mode, allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by
sending messages without headers from upstream mail servers.
CVE-2006-5867: fetchmail did not properly enforce TLS and may transmit
cleartext passwords over unsecured links if certain circumstances
occur, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information
via man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks.
CVE-2006-5974: fetchmail when refusing a message delivered via the mda
option, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
via unknown vectors that trigger a NULL pointer dereference when
calling the ferror or fflush functions.
Update the affected fetchmail package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8