GLSA-201412-50 : getmail: Information disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-50
(getmail: Information disclosure)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in getmail. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a man-in-the-middle attack via multiple
vectors to obtain sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All getmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/getmail-4.46.0'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80271 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70280

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7273

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