SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : fetchmail (SUSE-SU-2016:0872-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for fetchmail fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2012-3482: A denial of service vulnerability in the
base64 decoder during processing server NTLM protocol
exchange was fixed (bsc#775988).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/775988
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3482.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?89a20185

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-fetchmail-12472=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-fetchmail-12472=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-fetchmail-12472=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90185 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54987

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3482

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