openSUSE Security Update : fetchmail (fetchmail-1996)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a heap-based overflow in fetchmail's sdump()
function. It can be exploited while displaying detailed X.509
certification information to cause a crash or to probably execute
arbitrary code too. (CVE-2010-0562: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (low)
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P): Buffer Errors (CWE-119))

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected fetchmail packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44667 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0562

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