Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2001:063)
High Nessus Plugin ID 13878
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionWolfram Kleff reported recently that the fetchmail program would segfault when receiving emails with a very large 'To:' header. This is due to a buffer overflow within the header parsing code, which can be exploited remotely.
SolutionUpdate the affected fetchmail, fetchmail-daemon and / or fetchmailconf packages.