Fedora 7 : fetchmail-6.3.7-2.fc7 (2007-1983)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27742


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Mon Sep 3 2007 Vitezslav Crhonek <vcrhonek at redhat.com> - 6.3.7-2

- Fix license

- Fix fetchmail NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2007-4565) Resolves: #260861

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


Update the affected fetchmail and / or fetchmail-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27742

File Name: fedora_2007-1983.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:fetchmail, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:fetchmail-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4565

FEDORA: 2007-1983