Fedora 8 : fetchmail-6.3.8-4.fc8 (2008-5800)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt

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://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451758
http://www.nessus.org/u?c1e6f5c9

Solution :

Update the affected fetchmail package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33373 (fedora_2008-5800.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29705

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2711

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