Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2007:179)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 26046
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in fetchmail was found where it could crash when attempting to deliver an internal warning or error message through an untrusted or compromised SMTP server, leading to a denial of service.
Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected fetchmail, fetchmail-daemon and / or fetchmailconf packages.