Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDVSA-2010:037)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in fetchmail :

The sdump function in sdump.c in fetchmail 6.3.11, 6.3.12, and 6.3.13,
when running in verbose mode on platforms for which char is signed,
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an SSL X.509 certificate
containing non-printable characters with the high bit set, which
triggers a heap-based buffer overflow during escaping (CVE-2010-0562).

This update provides fetchmail 6.3.14, which is not vulnerable to this

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected fetchmail, fetchmail-daemon and / or fetchmailconf

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48173 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-037.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38088

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0562

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